Tunisia Refugee Statistics 1960-2022

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.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2020 was 2,620.00, a 51.27% increase from 2019.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2019 was 1,732.00, a 63.24% increase from 2018.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2018 was 1,061.00, a 46.14% increase from 2017.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2017 was 726.00, a 12.38% increase 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
Tunisia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 2,620.00 51.27%
2019 1,732.00 63.24%
2018 1,061.00 46.14%
2017 726.00 12.38%
2016 646.00 -1.97%
2015 659.00 -26.37%
2014 895.00 23.11%
2013 727.00 -49.27%
2012 1,433.00 -64.92%
2011 4,085.00 4650.00%
2010 86.00 0.00%
2009 86.00 -4.44%
2008 90.00 -3.23%
2007 93.00 9.41%
2006 85.00 4.94%
2005 81.00 -2.41%
2004 83.00 -4.60%
2003 87.00 -6.45%
2002 93.00 1.09%
2001 92.00 -78.50%
2000 428.00 -3.60%
1999 444.00 -15.43%
1998 525.00 5.63%
1997 497.00 188.95%
1996 172.00 -11.79%
1995 195.00 1672.73%
1994 11.00 -88.89%
1993 99.00 -10.81%
1992 111.00 -14.62%
1991 130.00 333.33%
1990 30.00 -57.14%
1973 70.00 -30.00%
1971 100.00 -90.00%
1968 1,000.00 100.00%
1965 500.00 -50.00%
1964 1,000.00 0.00%
1963 1,000.00 0.00%
1962 1,000.00 0.00%
1961 1,000.00 0.00%
1960 1,000.00 0.00%