Mozambique Refugee Statistics 1975-2022

Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted.
  • Mozambique refugee statistics for 2020 was 4,757.00, a 0.93% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique refugee statistics for 2019 was 4,713.00, a 4.01% decline from 2018.
  • Mozambique refugee statistics for 2018 was 4,910.00, a 0.7% increase from 2017.
  • Mozambique refugee statistics for 2017 was 4,876.00, a 4.57% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Uganda 1,421,133.00
Ethiopia 800,464.00
Syrian Arab Republic 584,059.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 490,243.00
Chad 478,664.00
South Sudan 314,453.00
Tanzania 234,655.00
Niger 233,308.00
Yemen 166,936.00
Rwanda 139,501.00
Burundi 75,476.00
Afghanistan 72,278.00
Mali 47,385.00
Burkina Faso 20,252.00
Nepal 19,565.00
Malawi 14,897.00
Senegal 14,366.00
Somalia 11,235.00
Togo 10,808.00
Zimbabwe 9,266.00
Central African Republic 9,083.00
Liberia 8,233.00
Guinea 6,034.00
Tajikistan 5,588.00
Mozambique 4,757.00
Gambia 4,383.00
Guinea-Bissau 1,861.00
Benin 1,401.00
Sierra Leone 342.00
Eritrea 201.00
Madagascar 127.00
Comoros 5.00
Haiti 5.00
Mozambique Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 4,757.00 0.93%
2019 4,713.00 -4.01%
2018 4,910.00 0.70%
2017 4,876.00 4.57%
2016 4,663.00 -17.09%
2015 5,624.00 24.04%
2014 4,534.00 2.05%
2013 4,443.00 1.09%
2012 4,395.00 7.88%
2011 4,074.00 0.05%
2010 4,072.00 15.16%
2009 3,536.00 12.04%
2008 3,156.00 14.35%
2007 2,760.00 8.02%
2006 2,555.00 31.09%
2005 1,949.00 215.88%
2004 617.00 99.68%
2003 309.00 50.00%
2002 206.00 0.00%
2001 206.00 0.00%
2000 206.00 -5.94%
1999 219.00 329.41%
1998 51.00 -26.09%
1997 69.00 -65.50%
1996 200.00 53.85%
1995 130.00 -58.47%
1994 313.00 54.95%
1993 202.00 -32.44%
1992 299.00 -28.81%
1991 420.00 0.00%
1990 420.00 5.00%
1989 400.00 2.56%
1988 390.00 -2.50%
1987 400.00 -39.39%
1986 660.00 -7.04%
1985 710.00 -13.41%
1984 820.00 -8.89%
1983 900.00 592.31%
1982 130.00 30.00%
1981 100.00 0.00%
1980 100.00 -99.93%
1979 150,000.00 50.00%
1978 100,000.00 135.52%
1977 42,460.00 41.53%
1976 30,000.00 -32.69%
1975 44,570.00 -32.69%