Nicaragua Refugee Statistics 1972-2022

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.
  • Nicaragua refugee statistics for 2020 was 326.00, a 1.24% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua refugee statistics for 2019 was 322.00, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua refugee statistics for 2018 was 321.00, a 0.31% decline from 2017.
  • Nicaragua refugee statistics for 2017 was 322.00, a 0.92% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,348,243.00
Pakistan 1,438,955.00
Sudan 1,040,308.00
Bangladesh 866,534.00
Kenya 452,941.00
Cameroon 436,406.00
Egypt 272,856.00
India 195,403.00
Mauritania 93,638.00
Nigeria 66,081.00
Zambia 66,075.00
Congo, Rep. 27,107.00
Angola 25,806.00
Djibouti 21,208.00
Ghana 12,411.00
Papua New Guinea 10,801.00
Indonesia 10,134.00
Morocco 8,161.00
Tunisia 2,620.00
Ukraine 2,274.00
Georgia 1,800.00
Bolivia 1,156.00
Sri Lanka 1,013.00
Eswatini 970.00
Philippines 744.00
Moldova 435.00
Kyrgyz Republic 334.00
Nicaragua 326.00
Lesotho 281.00
Honduras 85.00
El Salvador 63.00
Uzbekistan 18.00
Mongolia 10.00
Vietnam 5.00
Nicaragua Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 326.00 1.24%
2019 322.00 0.31%
2018 321.00 -0.31%
2017 322.00 -0.92%
2016 325.00 0.00%
2015 325.00 19.05%
2014 273.00 48.37%
2013 184.00 48.39%
2012 124.00 55.00%
2011 80.00 35.59%
2010 59.00 -48.70%
2009 115.00 -19.01%
2008 142.00 -21.98%
2007 182.00 -6.67%
2006 195.00 -12.16%
2005 222.00 -22.92%
2004 288.00 -4.00%
2003 300.00 -7.41%
2002 324.00 0.62%
2001 322.00 -2.42%
2000 330.00 -29.94%
1999 471.00 0.00%
1998 471.00 1.95%
1997 462.00 -17.06%
1996 557.00 -3.47%
1995 577.00 83.76%
1994 314.00 -94.43%
1993 5,642.00 -60.96%
1992 14,450.00 -3.23%
1991 14,933.00 -6.67%
1990 16,000.00 5.19%
1989 15,210.00 -4.94%
1988 16,000.00 77.78%
1987 9,000.00 8.70%
1986 8,280.00 -52.06%
1985 17,270.00 -6.65%
1984 18,500.00 0.00%
1983 18,500.00 -22.27%
1982 23,800.00 11.63%
1981 21,320.00 420.00%
1980 4,100.00 8100.00%
1972 50.00 8100.00%