Claims By Ghanaians for Refugee Status In Canada Skyrocketed Between 2023 and 2024

The year 2023 saw more than 1000 claims by Ghanaians for refugee status in Canada

By Joseph-Albert Kuuire 1 Min Read

According to open data from Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board, 2023 and 2024 saw a huge spike in claims for refugee status by Ghanaians.

In 2023, a total of 1,441 claims by made by Ghanaians. 126 of those claims were accepted and 64 were rejected.

In 2024, a total of 1,226 claims have been made so far since March 2024.

In previous years, refugee claims by Ghanaians were well below 400.

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Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator, editor, and journalist at Tech Labari. Email: Twitter: @jakuuire
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