Vietnam Refugee Statistics 1971-2022

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.
  • Vietnam refugee statistics for 2020 was 5.00, a 99.49% decline from 2011.
  • Vietnam refugee statistics for 2011 was 990.00, a 48.65% decline from 2010.
  • Vietnam refugee statistics for 2010 was 1,928.00, a 18.2% decline from 2009.
  • Vietnam refugee statistics for 2009 was 2,357.00, a 0% increase from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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
Vietnam Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 5.00 -99.49%
2011 990.00 -48.65%
2010 1,928.00 -18.20%
2009 2,357.00 0.00%
2008 2,357.00 0.00%
2007 2,357.00 0.00%
2006 2,357.00 0.00%
2005 2,357.00 -0.13%
2004 2,360.00 -84.64%
2003 15,360.00 -3.67%
2002 15,945.00 0.00%
2001 15,945.00 0.00%
2000 15,945.00 6.30%
1999 15,000.00 0.00%
1998 15,000.00 0.00%
1997 15,000.00 -56.40%
1996 34,400.00 0.00%
1995 34,400.00 588.00%
1994 5,000.00 -1.65%
1993 5,084.00 -68.74%
1992 16,263.00 -19.28%
1991 20,148.00 -4.74%
1990 21,150.00 -8.28%
1989 23,060.00 -14.59%
1988 27,000.00 8.00%
1987 25,000.00 -8.09%
1986 27,200.00 8.80%
1985 25,000.00 19.05%
1984 21,000.00 -0.33%
1983 21,070.00 -18.84%
1982 25,960.00 -13.47%
1981 30,000.00 -9.09%
1980 33,000.00 -5.71%
1979 35,000.00 -76.67%
1978 150,000.00 150.00%
1977 60,000.00 71.43%
1973 35,000.00 -36.36%
1972 55,000.00 -3.51%
1971 57,000.00 -3.51%