Venezuela: main countries of asylum/refugee status 2017

This statistic presents the countries with the highest number of Venezuelan refugees and asylum seekers in 2017. United States was the country where Venezuelan migrants presented the largest number of applications for asylum and refugee status, with more than 58,800 asylum seekers and 5,400 refugees in 2017. Peru followed, with over 36,000 asylum applications and 249 refugees from Venezuela.

Leading countries based on number of asylum and refugee status applications from Venezuelan citizens in 2017

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

April 2019


Worldwide, Venezuela

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Data for asylum seekers refers to the number of asylum applications in a given year (pending cases). The number of refugees refers to the number of individuals that were granted refugee status, including refugee-like situations.
Figures exclude the number of people who migrated voluntarily or without submitting an asylum/refugee application in the country of destination.
The source does not provide an exact date of publication. The release date given is the date of access.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Migration in France "

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.