Seychelles - 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 Seychelles was 42.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 553.00 in 1994 and a minimum value of 3.00 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 60.00
1991 69.00
1992 54.00
1993 28.00
1994 553.00
1995 339.00
1996 138.00
1997 33.00
1998 39.00
1999 3.00
2000 23.00
2001 13.00
2002 44.00
2003 38.00
2004 44.00
2005 40.00
2006 61.00
2007 55.00
2008 53.00
2009 49.00
2010 49.00
2011 42.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration