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People > Migration > Asylum Seekers Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

Definitions

  • 1980-89: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • 1980-89 > Per $ GDP: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 1980-89 per million: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 1990-99: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989.
  • 1990-99 > Per $ GDP: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 1990-99 per million: Total number of asylum seekers between the years 1980 and 1989. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Per $ GDP: Thousands of asylum seekers coming into a nation in 2001. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
STAT United Kingdom United States
1980-89 44.7
Ranked 10th.
395.8
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than United Kingdom
1980-89 > Per $ GDP 0.354 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 13th.
0.475 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 11th. 34% more than United Kingdom
1980-89 per million 0.794
Ranked 12th.
1.74
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
1990-99 374.1
Ranked 3rd.
897.6
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United Kingdom
1990-99 > Per $ GDP 2.96 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
1.08 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 16th.
1990-99 per million 6.53
Ranked 9th. 82% more than United States
3.6
Ranked 15th.
Per $ GDP 5.16e-05 per $1 million
Ranked 12th. 7 times more than United States
7.35e-06 per $1 million
Ranked 25th.

SOURCES: OECD; OECD. 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.; OECD

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