Paraguay - 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 Paraguay was 91.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 105.00 in 2006 and a minimum value of 5.00 in 1999.

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 19.00
1991 8.00
1992 9.00
1993 14.00
1994 63.00
1995 51.00
1996 44.00
1997 20.00
1998 21.00
1999 5.00
2000 19.00
2001 8.00
2002 31.00
2003 32.00
2004 37.00
2005 44.00
2006 105.00
2007 102.00
2008 101.00
2009 77.00
2010 86.00
2011 91.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration