Where Do Refugees that Arrive to the U.S. Come From?

Between 2004-2013, citizens of over 60 countries sought refuge in the United States. A majority of refugees were from conflict-ridden countries such as Burma, Iraq, or Somalia. 

Number of refugee arrivals to the U.S., by country of nationality. (2004-2013)
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Number of Refugees
Number of Refugees
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Afghanistan5,9365,936Afghanistan
Angola7272Angola
Armenia329329Armenia
Azerbaijan976976Azerbaijan
Belarus2,1922,192Belarus
Bhutan70,34170,341Bhutan
Bosnia Herzegovina321321Bosnia Herzegovina
Burma118,476118,476Burma
Burundi10,17110,171Burundi
Cambodia109109Cambodia
Cameroon5757Cameroon
Central African Republic858858Central African Republic
Chad144144Chad
China423423China
Colombia1,7451,745Colombia
Congo1,3221,322Congo
Cote d 'Ivoire142142Cote d 'Ivoire
Croatia131131Croatia
Cuba38,27338,273Cuba
Democratic Republic of Congo12,68512,685Democratic Republic of Congo
Egypt5555Egypt
Equatorial Guinea6868Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea11,55011,550Eritrea
Estonia6363Estonia
Ethiopia9,8849,884Ethiopia
Gambia6666Gambia
Haiti4343Haiti
Honduras2525Honduras
Indonesia2121Indonesia
Iran32,47932,479Iran
Iraq93,78893,788Iraq
Jordan2929Jordan
Kazakhstan792792Kazakhstan
Kenya3333Kenya
Kuwait105105Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan366366Kyrgyzstan
Laos15,81015,810Laos
Latvia125125Latvia
Liberia17,28617,286Liberia
Lithuania2626Lithuania
Mauritania272272Mauritania
Moldova6,0066,006Moldova
Nepal105105Nepal
Nigeria159159Nigeria
North Korea163163North Korea
Pakistan786786Pakistan
Russia16,93816,938Russia
Rwanda1,4921,492Rwanda
Serbia200200Serbia
Sierra Leone2,7542,754Sierra Leone
Somalia68,33868,338Somalia
South Sudan1717South Sudan
Sri Lanka367367Sri Lanka
Sudan13,44513,445Sudan
Syria221221Syria
Togo441441Togo
Uganda199199Uganda
Ukraine13,55813,558Ukraine
Uzbekistan2,1722,172Uzbekistan
Vietnam11,18711,187Vietnam
Yemen9999Yemen
Zimbabwe5656Zimbabwe
Top-5 countries with refugees in the U.S. (2004-2013)  
Refugee Arrivals, by Country of Nationality datacards