Tajikistan - 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 Tajikistan was 612.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 107,503.00 in 1996 and a minimum value of 544.00 in 2008.

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
1992 60,008.00
1993 70,108.00
1994 57,144.00
1995 58,956.00
1996 107,503.00
1997 75,878.00
1998 56,349.00
1999 44,981.00
2000 59,940.00
2001 56,108.00
2002 63,264.00
2003 58,936.00
2004 56,775.00
2005 54,753.00
2006 645.00
2007 894.00
2008 544.00
2009 562.00
2010 577.00
2011 612.00


Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration