Peru Refugee Statistics 1970-2024

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.
  • Peru refugee statistics for 2022 was 6,543.00, a 13.01% increase from 2021.
  • Peru refugee statistics for 2021 was 5,790.00, a 35.53% increase from 2020.
  • Peru refugee statistics for 2020 was 4,272.00, a 49.89% increase from 2019.
  • Peru refugee statistics for 2019 was 2,850.00, a 13.73% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Turkey 3,568,259.00
Iran 3,425,091.00
Jordan 3,062,851.00
Lebanon 1,306,143.00
Russia 1,277,672.00
Iraq 273,716.00
Bulgaria 176,297.00
Malaysia 134,554.00
Romania 105,621.00
Algeria 99,107.00
Mexico 95,579.00
Thailand 94,472.00
Brazil 67,522.00
South Africa 66,596.00
Ecuador 60,125.00
Armenia 34,634.00
Montenegro 32,438.00
Venezuela 29,341.00
Serbia 26,521.00
Belarus 19,715.00
Costa Rica 14,088.00
Peru 6,543.00
Azerbaijan 6,414.00
Paraguay 5,420.00
Namibia 4,685.00
Albania 2,676.00
Libya 2,208.00
Colombia 1,607.00
Botswana 733.00
Guatemala 701.00
North Macedonia 635.00
Dominican Republic 546.00
China 320.00
Kazakhstan 308.00
Bosnia 274.00
Gabon 205.00
Cuba 174.00
Belize 145.00
Nauru 45.00
Jamaica 31.00
Suriname 25.00
Turkmenistan 14.00
Guyana 12.00
Fiji 5.00
Peru Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 6,543.00 13.01%
2021 5,790.00 35.53%
2020 4,272.00 49.89%
2019 2,850.00 13.73%
2018 2,506.00 40.16%
2017 1,788.00 10.71%
2016 1,615.00 11.07%
2015 1,454.00 14.04%
2014 1,275.00 13.03%
2013 1,128.00 2.55%
2012 1,100.00 -2.65%
2011 1,130.00 0.09%
2010 1,129.00 3.39%
2009 1,092.00 3.02%
2008 1,060.00 8.05%
2007 981.00 9.36%
2006 897.00 7.43%
2005 835.00 10.30%
2004 757.00 6.62%
2003 710.00 4.57%
2002 679.00 -0.29%
2001 681.00 -0.73%
2000 686.00 -2.00%
1999 700.00 64.71%
1998 425.00 -42.88%
1997 744.00 12.90%
1996 659.00 8.03%
1995 610.00 -7.01%
1994 656.00 -10.87%
1993 736.00 15.00%
1992 640.00 -6.30%
1991 683.00 -5.66%
1990 724.00 4.78%
1989 691.00 5.66%
1988 654.00 2.19%
1987 640.00 6.67%
1986 600.00 -14.29%
1985 700.00 25.00%
1984 560.00 -6.67%
1983 600.00 -50.00%
1982 1,200.00 -20.00%
1981 1,500.00 2.74%
1980 1,460.00 -76.75%
1979 6,280.00 470.91%
1978 1,100.00 -8.33%
1977 1,200.00 172.73%
1976 440.00 -26.67%
1975 600.00 -86.96%
1974 4,600.00 196.77%
1972 1,550.00 3.33%
1971 1,500.00 0.00%
1970 1,500.00 0.00%