Number of refugees arriving in the U.S. in 2016, by region of origin

Refugees arriving in the U.S. 2016, by region of origin This graph shows the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. in 2016, by region of nationality. In 2016, about 3,664 refugees arrived in the United States from Europe. The total number of refugee arrivals amounted to 84,989.
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Number of persons
Asia 48,287
Africa 31,648
Europe 3,664
North America 811
South America 529
Unknown 50
Number of persons
Asia 48,287
Africa 31,648
Europe 3,664
North America 811
South America 529
Unknown 50

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This graph shows the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. in 2016, by region of nationality. In 2016, about 3,664 refugees arrived in the United States from Europe. The total number of refugee arrivals amounted to 84,989.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
Fiscal year 2016
Supplementary notes
There were no refugees arriving from Oceania.

Refugees are persons who sought residence in the United States in order to avoid persecution in their country of origin. Persons granted refugee status applied for admission while outside the United States.

The fiscal year is the accounting period for the federal government which begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends. 2013 annual flow report on Refugees and Asylees can be found here.

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