FY15 Refugee Admissions Statistics

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
December 31, 2015


Department of State
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Office of Admissions - Refugee Processing Center
Summary of Refugee Admissions
as of December 31, 2015

 

    Refugee FY Total                        
    Admissions Admitted                        
Country of Chargeability Ceiling to the U.S. OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP
Fiscal Year 2015                            
Africa 20,400                          
  Angola   5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Burundi   1,186 46 19 2 13 7 82 39 63 81 151 77 606
  Cameroon   8 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 0
  Central African Republic   270 69 72 39 19 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 61
  Chad   16 1 1 8 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1
  Congo   52 7 11 13 0 0 2 1 5 10 2 1 0
  Dem. Rep. Congo   7,876 625 379 386 241 288 448 554 798 1302 879 824 1,152
  Djibouti   2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Equatorial Guinea   2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Eritrea   1,596 90 94 44 133 266 129 45 39 74 81 123 478
  Ethiopia   626 53 90 28 40 25 34 34 50 29 133 39 71
  Gambia   3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Guinea   3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
  Ivory Coast   28 0 7 0 2 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 10
  Kenya   3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Liberia   12 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 4 0 0
  Mali   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1
  Namibia   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Nigeria   4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Republic of South Sudan   79 7 0 7 2 0 7 0 2 12 0 18 24
  Rwanda   173 9 4 2 5 30 36 41 4 6 18 5 13
  Senegal   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
  Sierra Leone   6 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Somalia   8,858 871 985 945 735 408 481 568 556 677 818 598 1,216
  South Africa   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
  Sudan   1,578 90 40 98 65 59 78 84 65 89 194 285 431
  Togo   1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Uganda   67 1 14 2 3 2 11 3 8 0 7 0 16
  Zimbabwe   7 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1
  Total Africa 20,400 22,472 1,872 1,721 1,578 1,265 1,094 1,321 1,381 1,602 2,283 2,287 1,983 4,085
East Asia 17,300                          
  Burma   18,386 1,240 1,290 1,159 1432 1325 1350 1244 1024 1479 1078 1,210 4,555
  China   30 3 5 3 2 1 3 3 1 1 0 3 5
  Indonesia   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Korea, North   15 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0
  Vietnam   35 5 1 3 3 0 4 7 3 4 4 1 0
  Total East Asia 17,300 18,469 1,248 1,301 1,167 1,438 1,326 1,357 1,254 1,030 1,485 1,086 1,214 4,563
Europe 2,300                          
  Armenia   49 14 5 16 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 4
  Azerbaijan   18 6 0 0 3 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 0
  Belarus   98 2 0 16 19 11 7 0 17 10 4 7 5
  Georgia   9 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Kazakhstan   58 12 2 8 4 11 7 2 0 4 3 0 5
  Kyrgyzstan   17 9 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0
  Moldova   333 28 16 68 44 14 47 29 17 38 6 12 14
  Netherlands   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Russia   281 10 30 26 22 25 10 31 43 21 13 25 25
  Turkmenistan   5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Ukraine   1,451 102 79 73 130 161 143 143 94 102 116 90 218
  Uzbekistan   43 11 0 2 9 3 4 5 4 0 0 0 5
  Total Europe 2,300 2,363 196 132 209 231 229 223 220 187 183 143 134 276
Latin America/Caribbean 2,300                          
  Colombia   521 175 35 8 55 0 46 89 3 25 45 11 29
  Cuba   1,527 267 152 141 206 56 150 121 106 136 93 48 51
  Ecuador   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Jamaica   1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total Latin America/Caribbean 2,300 2,050 442 187 149 262 56 196 211 109 161 138 59 80
Near East/South Asia 27,700                          
  Afghanistan   910 47 44 44 43 57 119 96 61 69 89 75 166
  Bangladesh   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
  Bhutan   5,775 370 500 429 342 427 455 326 0 689 749 921 567
  Egypt   13 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 3 0 1 1
  India   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Iran   3,109 309 148 190 310 58 210 249 213 278 200 337 607
  Iraq   12,676 1,790 1,573 1,316 1585 524 735 706 554 573 706 836 1,778
  Jordan   2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Kuwait   4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Lebanon   3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Nepal   26 0 0 2 3 4 0 4 1 6 0 0 6
  Pakistan   159 1 5 8 5 7 9 15 47 19 18 5 20
  Palestine   99 10 10 9 17 12 2 18 0 14 1 1 5
  Saudi Arabia   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Sri Lanka (Ceylon)   89 8 1 8 0 10 0 17 1 0 6 1 37
  Syria   1,682 51 61 52 85 110 152 140 50 157 184 251 389
  Tunisia   7 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Turkey   2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Yemen   16 4 7 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Total Near East/South Asia 27,700 24,579 2,594 2,353 2,058 2,400 1,209 1,689 1,575 930 1,809 1,953 2,430 3,579
Unallocated Reserve Region 0                          
        0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total Unallocated Reserve Region 0                          
  Grand Totals 70,000 69,933 6,352 5,694 5,161 5,596 3,914 4,786 4,641 3,858 5,921 5,607 5,820 12,583