People > Migration > Refugees: Countries Compared

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


1 Iran 1.93 million 1990
2 Germany 1.32 million 1990
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.21 million 1990
4 Pakistan 1.2 million 1990
5 Rwanda 892,110 1990
6 Sierra Leone 878,300 1990
7 Azerbaijan 798,190 1990
8 Sri Lanka 717,760 1990
9 Afghanistan 537,400 1990
South Asia average (profile) 494,450 1990
10 Sudan 454,980 1990
11 Guinea 413,700 1990
12 Liberia 354,520 1990
13 Armenia 310,010 1990
14 China 292,300 1990
15 Ethiopia 284,930 1990
16 Georgia 277,020 1990
OPEC countries average (profile) 275,398.89 1990
17 Burundi 250,550 1990
18 Kenya 244,620 1990
19 Uganda 206,930 1990
20 Guinea-Bissau 202,200 1990
21 India 185,510 1990
22 Croatia 184,820 1990
23 Belarus 176,480 1990
24 Algeria 165,330 1990
25 Canada 159,000 1990
26 Kuwait 142,360 1990
27 France 140,200 1990
28 Netherlands 131,800 1990
29 Iraq 128,200 1990
30 Nepal 126,150 1990
31 Cote d'Ivoire 120,360 1990
32 Angola 86,470 1990
33 Austria 85,800 1990
34 Mali 73,550 1990
35 Italy 68,300 1990
36 Australia 64,100 1990
37 Senegal 61,800 1990
38 Belgium 59,200 1990
39 Bangladesh 52,220 1990
40 Cameroon 52,010 1990
41 Malaysia 51,170 1990
42 Central African Republic 49,000 1990
43 Cambodia 48,730 1990
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46,450 1990
45 Norway 45,300 1990
46 Mauritania 40,800 1990
47 Kazakhstan 34,230 1990
48 Mexico 28,300 1990
49 Belize 23,400 1990
50 Costa Rica 23,000 1990
51 Albania 22,300 1990
52 Kyrgyzstan 16,060 1990
53 Ghana 15,700 1990
54 Turkmenistan 14,820 1990
55 Finland 13,700 1990
56 Chad 12,060 1990
57 Argentina 10,900 1990
58 Libya 10,820 1990
59 The Gambia 10,300 1990
60 Burma 10,200 1990
61 Ireland 9,000 1990
62 Egypt 8,500 1990
63 Guatemala 8,320 1990
64 Papua New Guinea 8,200 1990
65 Hungary 8,000 1990
66 Niger 7,990 1990
=67 Turkey 7,900 1990
=67 Nigeria 7,900 1990
69 New Zealand 7,000 1990
=70 Lebanon 5,900 1990
=70 Greece 5,900 1990
72 Saudi Arabia 5,530 1990
73 Jordan 4,880 1990
=74 Eritrea 4,100 1990
=74 Benin 4,100 1990
76 Namibia 3,500 1990
77 Brazil 2,490 1990
78 Botswana 2,100 1990
79 Bulgaria 2,040 1990
80 Japan 2,020 1990
81 Republic of Macedonia 1,700 1990
82 Gabon 1,670 1990
83 Moldova 1,450 1990
84 Panama 1,230 1990
85 Cuba 1,100 1990
86 Malawi 1,010 1990
=87 Burkina Faso 840 1990
=87 Mozambique 840 1990
89 Luxembourg 700 1990
90 United Arab Emirates 680 1990
91 Malta 640 1990
92 Nicaragua 600 1990
93 Tunisia 560 1990
94 Laos 540 1990
95 Morocco 390 1990
=96 Bolivia 370 1990
=96 Chile 370 1990
98 Iceland 290 1990
=99 El Salvador 230 1990
=99 Colombia 230 1990
101 Lithuania 120 1990
102 Indonesia 110 1990
103 The Bahamas 100 1990
104 Jamaica 50 1990
105 Paraguay 30 1990
=106 South Korea 20 1990
=106 Estonia 20 1990
=106 Latvia 20 1990
=109 Liechtenstein 10 1990
=109 Honduras 10 1990


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