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People > Migration > Refugees > US applications per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of refugee status applications filed in the United States in 2002, listed by country of chargeability. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Liberia 4,325.76 2002
2 Somalia 3,125.25 2002
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,292.08 2002
4 Sierra Leone 863.11 2002
5 Cuba 572.51 2002
6 Ethiopia 208.51 2002
7 Eritrea 172.37 2002
8 Sudan 126.09 2002
9 Afghanistan 96.29 2002
10 Armenia 86.97 2002
11 Ukraine 82.13 2002
12 Croatia 69.14 2002
13 Iraq 62.72 2002
14 Estonia 55.94 2002
15 Belarus 55.55 2002
16 Iran 40.26 2002
17 Moldova 38.37 2002
18 Vietnam 29.68 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 27.78 2002
19 Latvia 23.09 2002
20 Azerbaijan 22.03 2002
21 Rwanda 16.8 2002
22 The Gambia 16.07 2002
23 Kazakhstan 14.07 2002
24 Russia 12.03 2002
25 Burundi 11.37 2002
26 Djibouti 9.4 2002
27 Togo 8.78 2002
28 Georgia 7.57 2002
29 Lithuania 7.21 2002
30 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.97 2002
31 Uzbekistan 4.43 2002
32 Kyrgyzstan 3.21 2002
33 Tajikistan 2.97 2002
34 Lebanon 1.71 2002
35 Central African Republic 1.59 2002
36 United Arab Emirates 1.55 2002
37 Turkmenistan 1.09 2002
38 Cambodia 0.866 2002
39 Angola 0.806 2002
40 Senegal 0.77 2002
41 Guinea-Bissau 0.751 2002
42 Algeria 0.645 2002
43 Yemen 0.593 2002
44 Cameroon 0.536 2002
45 Sri Lanka 0.529 2002
46 Tanzania 0.419 2002
47 Ghana 0.354 2002
48 Albania 0.306 2002
49 Israel 0.304 2002
50 Nigeria 0.255 2002
51 Syria 0.235 2002
52 Burma 0.203 2002
53 Laos 0.18 2002
54 Zambia 0.0941 2002
55 Kenya 0.0909 2002
56 Egypt 0.0878 2002
57 Zimbabwe 0.0791 2002
58 Thailand 0.047 2002
59 Pakistan 0.0468 2002
60 Uganda 0.0385 2002
61 Poland 0.0262 2002
62 Germany 0.0121 2002
63 China 0.00391 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Migration > Refugees > US applications per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Migration/Refugees/US-applications-per-million

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