Montenegro: Refugee population

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 Montenegro

Refugee population

 Latest value 32,438
 Year 2022
 Measure refugees
 Data availability 2006 - 2022
 Average 9,250
 Min - Max 166 - 32,438
 Source United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
For that indicator, we provide data for Montenegro from 2006 to 2022. The average value for Montenegro during that period was 9250 refugees with a minimum of 166 refugees in 2020 and a maximum of 32438 refugees in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 32438 refugees. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 158 countries is 221467 refugees. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Montenegro - Refugee population - Recent values chart

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Montenegro - Refugee population - historical chart - 2006-2022




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.62 2022 million
 Percent urban population 68.16 2022 percent
 Population density 46 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 16.91 2023 percent
 Percent children 17.93 2023 percent
 Percent female population 51.32 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 31.50 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 53.01 2022 percent
 Refugee population 32,438 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 13 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.32 2022 percent
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