Latin America: countries of asylum/refugee status for Venezuelans 2017

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 10, 2019
Latin America: countries of asylum/refugee status for Venezuelans 2017 This statistic presents the Latin American and Caribbean countries with the highest number of Venezuelan refugees and asylum seekers in 2017. In this region, Peru was the country where Venezuelan citizens presented the largest number of applications for asylum and refugee status, with more than 36,000 asylum seekers and almost 250 refugees in 2017. Brazil followed, with over 22,300 asylum applications and 30 refugees.
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Leading countries based on number of asylum and refugee status applications from Venezuelan citizens in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

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Asylum seekersRefugees
Peru 36,062249
Brazil 22,31530
Mexico 3,1831,185
Costa Rica 3,438338
Panama 3,68733
Chile 1,586-
Trinidad and Tobago 1,10947
Ecuador 8625
Curaçao65523
Colombia 46961
Argentina 182-
Dominican Republic50-
Uruguay 335
Guatemala 810
Paraguay 135
Asylum seekersRefugees
Peru 36,062249
Brazil 22,31530
Mexico 3,1831,185
Costa Rica 3,438338
Panama 3,68733
Chile 1,586-
Trinidad and Tobago 1,10947
Ecuador 8625
Curaçao65523
Colombia 46961
Argentina 182-
Dominican Republic50-
Uruguay 335
Guatemala 810
Paraguay 135
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 10, 2019
This statistic presents the Latin American and Caribbean countries with the highest number of Venezuelan refugees and asylum seekers in 2017. In this region, Peru was the country where Venezuelan citizens presented the largest number of applications for asylum and refugee status, with more than 36,000 asylum seekers and almost 250 refugees in 2017. Brazil followed, with over 22,300 asylum applications and 30 refugees.
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