An Analysis of Immigration and Refugee Law Services in Canada

Convention Refugee Determination Certificates by Country of Origin
Country of Origin 1999-2000 2000-2001 Apr. 1 2001 - Jan. 31 2002
Afghanistan 174 153 107
Albania 206 326 219
Algeria 38 23 8
Argentina 22 149 151
Bangladesh 70 81 78
Bulgaria 119 168 128
Chile 4 4 14
China 901 1,007 1,062
Congo 200 170 213
Cuba 65 75 64
El Salvador 18 33 34
Ethiopia 70 88 106
Ghana 29 36 19
Guatemala 16 23 10
Hungary 404 649 779
India 6 32 23
Iran 250 250 174
Iraq 143 109 126
Lebanon 87 89 71
Mexico 25 144 178
Nicaragua 2 4 7
Nigeria 71 414 334
Pakistan 446 593 431
Romania 34 34 24
Russia 234 229 116
Somalia 280 384 296
Sri Lanka 1042 1,274 1,030
Sudan 144 186 139
Turkey 167 384 638
Ukraine 136 242 119
Former Yugoslavia 102 68 27
Zimbabwe 10 92 897
Other/Non known 2,359 3,009 3,031
TOTAL 7,874 10,522 10,653*

* Total for the 10 months between April 1, 2001 and January 1, 2002. Source: Data collection charts for Ontario.

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