×

People > Migration > Refugees: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Refugees (number in each country, 1990-99).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 IranIran 1.93 million 1990
2 GermanyGermany 1.32 million 1990
3 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 1.21 million 1990
4 PakistanPakistan 1.2 million 1990
5 RwandaRwanda 892,110 1990
6 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 878,300 1990
7 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 798,190 1990
8 Sri LankaSri Lanka 717,760 1990
9 AfghanistanAfghanistan 537,400 1990
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 494,450 1990
10 SudanSudan 454,980 1990
11 GuineaGuinea 413,700 1990
12 LiberiaLiberia 354,520 1990
13 ArmeniaArmenia 310,010 1990
14 ChinaChina 292,300 1990
15 EthiopiaEthiopia 284,930 1990
16 GeorgiaGeorgia 277,020 1990
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 275,398.89 1990
17 BurundiBurundi 250,550 1990
18 KenyaKenya 244,620 1990
19 UgandaUganda 206,930 1990
20 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 202,200 1990
21 IndiaIndia 185,510 1990
22 CroatiaCroatia 184,820 1990
23 BelarusBelarus 176,480 1990
24 AlgeriaAlgeria 165,330 1990
25 CanadaCanada 159,000 1990
26 KuwaitKuwait 142,360 1990
27 FranceFrance 140,200 1990
28 NetherlandsNetherlands 131,800 1990
29 IraqIraq 128,200 1990
30 NepalNepal 126,150 1990
31 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 120,360 1990
32 AngolaAngola 86,470 1990
33 AustriaAustria 85,800 1990
34 MaliMali 73,550 1990
35 ItalyItaly 68,300 1990
36 AustraliaAustralia 64,100 1990
37 SenegalSenegal 61,800 1990
38 BelgiumBelgium 59,200 1990
39 BangladeshBangladesh 52,220 1990
40 CameroonCameroon 52,010 1990
41 MalaysiaMalaysia 51,170 1990
42 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 49,000 1990
43 CambodiaCambodia 48,730 1990
44 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 46,450 1990
45 NorwayNorway 45,300 1990
46 MauritaniaMauritania 40,800 1990
47 KazakhstanKazakhstan 34,230 1990
48 MexicoMexico 28,300 1990
49 BelizeBelize 23,400 1990
50 Costa RicaCosta Rica 23,000 1990
51 AlbaniaAlbania 22,300 1990
52 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 16,060 1990
53 GhanaGhana 15,700 1990
54 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 14,820 1990
55 FinlandFinland 13,700 1990
56 ChadChad 12,060 1990
57 ArgentinaArgentina 10,900 1990
58 LibyaLibya 10,820 1990
59 The GambiaThe Gambia 10,300 1990
60 BurmaBurma 10,200 1990
61 IrelandIreland 9,000 1990
62 EgyptEgypt 8,500 1990
63 GuatemalaGuatemala 8,320 1990
64 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 8,200 1990
65 HungaryHungary 8,000 1990
66 NigerNiger 7,990 1990
67 TurkeyTurkey 7,900 1990
68 NigeriaNigeria 7,900 1990
69 New ZealandNew Zealand 7,000 1990
70 LebanonLebanon 5,900 1990
71 GreeceGreece 5,900 1990
72 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 5,530 1990
73 JordanJordan 4,880 1990
74 EritreaEritrea 4,100 1990
75 BeninBenin 4,100 1990
76 NamibiaNamibia 3,500 1990
77 BrazilBrazil 2,490 1990
78 BotswanaBotswana 2,100 1990
79 BulgariaBulgaria 2,040 1990
80 JapanJapan 2,020 1990
81 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 1,700 1990
82 GabonGabon 1,670 1990
83 MoldovaMoldova 1,450 1990
84 PanamaPanama 1,230 1990
85 CubaCuba 1,100 1990
86 MalawiMalawi 1,010 1990
87 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 840 1990
88 MozambiqueMozambique 840 1990
89 LuxembourgLuxembourg 700 1990
90 United Arab EmiratesUAE 680 1990
91 MaltaMalta 640 1990
92 NicaraguaNicaragua 600 1990
93 TunisiaTunisia 560 1990
94 LaosLaos 540 1990
95 MoroccoMorocco 390 1990
96 BoliviaBolivia 370 1990
97 ChileChile 370 1990
98 IcelandIceland 290 1990
99 El SalvadorEl Salvador 230 1990
100 ColombiaColombia 230 1990
101 LithuaniaLithuania 120 1990
102 IndonesiaIndonesia 110 1990
103 The BahamasThe Bahamas 100 1990
104 JamaicaJamaica 50 1990
105 ParaguayParaguay 30 1990
106 South KoreaSouth Korea 20 1990
107 EstoniaEstonia 20 1990
108 LatviaLatvia 20 1990
109 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 10 1990
110 HondurasHonduras 10 1990

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Migration > Refugees", United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Migration/Refugees

People > Migration > Refugees: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Statistics for People > Migration > Refugees

Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Agricultural machinery > Tractors, Arable land > Hectares, Agricultural growth and 306 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, Full name

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Transport prices > Gas/petrol > 1 litre, Real estate prices > Interest rate, Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > Outside city centre and 50 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Rapes, Murders > Per capita, Total crimes and 155 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Tsunami > Death toll, Tsunami > Foreigners death toll, Tsunami > Funds pledged and 43 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP per capita, GDP, Population below poverty line and 3530 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Literacy > Total population, Average IQ, Tertiary enrollment and 511 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Oil > Consumption, Electricity > Consumption per capita, Oil > Production and 2359 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, CO2 Emissions and 249 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Natural resources, Area > Comparative, Area > Land and 79 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Legal system, Capital city > Geographic coordinates, Constitution and 323 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Obesity, Abortions, Teenage pregnancy and 350 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Car > Production, Manufacturing output, Heavy truck > Production and 88 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Unemployment rate, Strikes, Agricultural workers > Male and 323 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Spanish speakers, French status and 13 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Happiness net, Cannabis use, Happiness level > Very happy and 103 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Personal computers > Per capita, Television viewing, Broadcast media and 319 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: WMD > Missile, Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49, Military expenditures and 175 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Ethnic groups, Divorce rate and 628 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Islam > Percentage Muslim, Religions > All and 26 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, FIFA World Ranking > Men, World Cup Totals > Wins and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Background, 2002 Bali bombings > Deaths, Convention on hostages and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Transportation > Note, Pipelines > Condensate, Ports and terminals and 376 more

Contribute an insight

captcha
Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats:

Was this page useful for you?