People > Migration > Refugees: Countries Compared

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


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


"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

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