Chad Refugee Statistics 1992-2022

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.
  • Chad refugee statistics for 2021 was 555,782.00, a 16.11% increase from 2020.
  • Chad refugee statistics for 2020 was 478,649.00, a 8.13% increase from 2019.
  • Chad refugee statistics for 2019 was 442,670.00, a 1.89% decline from 2018.
  • Chad refugee statistics for 2018 was 451,203.00, a 9.66% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Uganda 1,529,903.00
Ethiopia 821,283.00
Syrian Arab Republic 589,542.00
Chad 555,782.00
Democratic Republic of Congo 524,148.00
South Sudan 333,673.00
Niger 249,945.00
Tanzania 207,101.00
Rwanda 121,896.00
Yemen 89,467.00
Burundi 81,491.00
Afghanistan 66,949.00
Mali 49,975.00
Burkina Faso 25,010.00
Malawi 21,529.00
Nepal 19,574.00
Senegal 14,479.00
Somalia 13,804.00
Tajikistan 10,724.00
Togo 10,683.00
Zimbabwe 9,483.00
Central African Republic 9,305.00
Liberia 8,169.00
Guinea 5,741.00
Mozambique 4,797.00
Gambia 4,418.00
Guinea-Bissau 1,846.00
Benin 1,736.00
Sierra Leone 345.00
Madagascar 165.00
Eritrea 121.00
Comoros 27.00
Chad Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2021 555,782.00 16.11%
2020 478,649.00 8.13%
2019 442,670.00 -1.89%
2018 451,203.00 9.66%
2017 411,475.00 5.17%
2016 391,235.00 5.87%
2015 369,538.00 -18.41%
2014 452,897.00 4.24%
2013 434,476.00 16.27%
2012 373,690.00 1.96%
2011 366,491.00 5.33%
2010 347,931.00 2.79%
2009 338,495.00 2.42%
2008 330,510.00 12.41%
2007 294,017.00 2.54%
2006 286,743.00 4.11%
2005 275,412.00 5.98%
2004 259,880.00 77.52%
2003 146,396.00 337.59%
2002 33,455.00 158.34%
2001 12,950.00 -26.79%
2000 17,689.00 -24.65%
1999 23,477.00 166.57%
1998 8,807.00 2855.37%
1997 298.00 198.00%
1996 100.00 0.00%
1995 100.00 -4.76%
1994 105.00 69.35%
1993 62.00 -11.43%
1992 70.00 -11.43%