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

DEFINITION: Number of applications for Refugee status in the United States in the 2002 fiscal year approved. Listed by country of chargeability. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 993.95 2002
2 Liberia 319.8 2002
3 Cuba 226.01 2002
4 Afghanistan 73.64 2002
5 Sierra Leone 70.55 2002
6 Croatia 68.69 2002
7 Somalia 68.49 2002
8 Armenia 66.95 2002
9 Eritrea 36.2 2002
10 Sudan 36.11 2002
11 Ukraine 33.57 2002
12 Iran 29.53 2002
13 Estonia 26.5 2002
14 Belarus 23.52 2002
15 Iraq 23.46 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.73 2002
16 Azerbaijan 13.34 2002
17 Vietnam 9.73 2002
18 Moldova 8.56 2002
19 Latvia 8.55 2002
20 Kazakhstan 8.21 2002
21 Russia 5.03 2002
22 Georgia 3.67 2002
23 Ethiopia 3.56 2002
24 Uzbekistan 3.24 2002
25 Rwanda 3.12 2002
26 Lithuania 2.31 2002
27 Togo 1.37 2002
28 Kyrgyzstan 1.2 2002
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.09 2002
30 Lebanon 0.853 2002
31 Burundi 0.853 2002
32 Guinea-Bissau 0.751 2002
33 Turkmenistan 0.652 2002
34 Tajikistan 0.625 2002
35 Cambodia 0.551 2002
36 Angola 0.537 2002
37 Ghana 0.404 2002
38 Sri Lanka 0.317 2002
39 Cameroon 0.238 2002
40 Syria 0.235 2002
41 Laos 0.18 2002
42 Israel 0.152 2002
43 Chad 0.112 2002
44 Algeria 0.0614 2002
45 Burma 0.0609 2002
46 Thailand 0.047 2002
47 Pakistan 0.0267 2002
48 Nigeria 0.0155 2002
49 Germany 0.0121 2002
50 China 0.00234 2002
=51 Zimbabwe 0.0 2002
=51 Yemen 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Migration > Refugees > US applications approved 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-approved-per-million

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