Tunisia - Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

The value for Refugee population by country or territory of asylum in Tunisia was 4,097.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,097.00 in 2011 and a minimum value of 19.00 in 1994.

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 asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted.

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 30.00
1991 130.00
1992 111.00
1993 99.00
1994 19.00
1995 199.00
1996 176.00
1997 506.00
1998 528.00
1999 454.00
2000 436.00
2001 97.00
2002 102.00
2003 99.00
2004 90.00
2005 87.00
2006 93.00
2007 101.00
2008 94.00
2009 92.00
2010 89.00
2011 4,097.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration