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People > Migration > Refugees > US applications: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of refugee status applications filed in the United States in 2002, listed by country of chargeability.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Somalia 24,458 2002
2 Ethiopia 14,585 2002
3 Liberia 13,283 2002
4 Cuba 6,419 2002
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5,036 2002
6 Ukraine 3,959 2002
7 Sierra Leone 3,878 2002
8 Sudan 3,680 2002
9 Iran 2,727 2002
10 Vietnam 2,361 2002
11 Afghanistan 2,138 2002
12 Russia 1,748 2002
13 Iraq 1,583 2002
14 Eritrea 738 2002
15 Belarus 548 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 492.53 2002
16 Croatia 307 2002
17 Armenia 265 2002
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 246 2002
19 Kazakhstan 209 2002
20 Azerbaijan 180 2002
21 Rwanda 151 2002
22 Moldova 139 2002
23 Uzbekistan 112 2002
24 Burundi 80 2002
25 Congo, Republic of the 78 2002
26 Estonia 76 2002
27 Latvia 54 2002
28 Togo 45 2002
=29 Nigeria 33 2002
=29 Georgia 33 2002
31 Lithuania 25 2002
=32 Algeria 21 2002
=32 The Gambia 21 2002
34 Tajikistan 19 2002
35 Kyrgyzstan 16 2002
36 Tanzania 15 2002
37 Angola 12 2002
=38 Cambodia 11 2002
=38 Yemen 11 2002
=40 Burma 10 2002
=40 Sri Lanka 10 2002
42 Cameroon 9 2002
43 Senegal 8 2002
=44 Djibouti 7 2002
=44 Ghana 7 2002
=44 Pakistan 7 2002
=47 Central African Republic 6 2002
=47 Lebanon 6 2002
=47 Egypt 6 2002
=50 China 5 2002
=50 Turkmenistan 5 2002
=50 United Arab Emirates 5 2002
53 Syria 4 2002
=54 Kenya 3 2002
=54 Thailand 3 2002
56 Israel 2 2002
=57 Laos 1 2002
=57 Uganda 1 2002
=57 Zimbabwe 1 2002
=57 Guinea-Bissau 1 2002
=57 Zambia 1 2002
=57 Germany 1 2002
=57 Poland 1 2002
=57 Albania 1 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Migration > Refugees > US applications. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Migration/Refugees/US-applications

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