Argentina - Refugee population by country or territory of origin

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

The value for Refugee population by country or territory of origin in Argentina was 518.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,171.00 in 2007 and a minimum value of 98.00 in 1993.

Definition: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of origin generally refers to the nationality or country of citizenship of a claimant.

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Statistical Yearbook and data files, complemented by statistics on Palestinian refugees under the mandate of the UNRWA as published on its website. Data from UNHCR are available online at: www.unhcr.org/statistics/populationdatabase.

See also:

Year Value
1990 334.00
1991 198.00
1992 113.00
1993 98.00
1994 469.00
1995 330.00
1996 217.00
1997 159.00
1998 142.00
1999 472.00
2000 609.00
2001 659.00
2002 771.00
2003 784.00
2004 796.00
2005 856.00
2006 894.00
2007 1,171.00
2008 1,047.00
2009 608.00
2010 557.00
2011 518.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration