Refugees arriving in the U.S. by country of nationality 2018

This statistic shows the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2018, by country of nationality. In the fiscal year of 2018, about 2,228 refugees arrived in the United States from Bhutan. The total number of refugee arrivals amounted to 22,491.

Number of refugees arriving in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2018, by country of nationality

Number of persons
Democratic Republic of Congo7,878
Burma3,555
Ukraine2,635
Bhutan2,228
Eritrea1,269
Afghanistan805
El Salvador725
Pakistan441
Russia437
Ethiopia376
Somalia257
Moldova207
Burundi201
Belarus181
Central African Republic148
Iraq140
Colombia128
Rwanda110
Vietnam96
Sudan76
Syria62
Honduras59
Armenia58
Sri Lanka56
Kazakhstan47
Guatemala42
Uganda42
Iran41
Uzbekistan27
Other countries*164
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Sources

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

fiscal year 2018

Supplementary notes

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.

*Includes admissions from countries with total admissions under 20 people.

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