Macao: Refugee population

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 Macao

Refugee population

 Latest value 6
 Year 2009
 Measure refugees
 Data availability 1964 - 2009
 Average 24027
 Min - Max 6 - 80000
 Source United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
For that indicator, we provide data for Macao from 1964 to 2009. The average value for Macao during that period was 24027 refugees with a minimum of 6 refugees in 2009 and a maximum of 80000 refugees in 1964. The latest value from 2009 is 6 refugees. For comparison, the world average in 2009 based on 155 countries is 97819 refugees. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Macao - Refugee population - recent values

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Macao - Refugee population - historical chart - 1964-2009




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.70 2022 million
 Percent urban population 100.00 2022 percent
 Population density 20,806 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 13.00 2022 percent
 Percent children 14.82 2022 percent
 Percent female population 53.08 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 0.00 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 38.53 2022 percent
 Refugee population 6 2009 refugees
 Migrant population 58 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.24 2022 percent
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