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 2020 was 478,664.00, 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.
  • Chad refugee statistics for 2017 was 411,475.00, a 5.17% 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
Haiti 5.00
Comoros 5.00
Chad Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 478,664.00 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%