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Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Sex, Age, And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2015

The 2015 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Sex: Fiscal Year 2015
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 69,920 28,400 10,792 30,728
Female 33,335 10,082 8,688 14,565
Male 36,584 18,317 2,104 16,163
Unknown 1 1 - -

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Age: Fiscal Year 2015
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 69,920 28,400 10,792 30,728
Under 1 year 239 4 - 235
1 to 4 years 7,689 118 - 7,571
5 to 9 years 8,270 132 - 8,138
10 to 14 years 7,376 316 - 7,060
15 to 19 years 6,886 998 64 5,824
20 to 24 years 6,845 4,063 950 1,832
25 to 29 years 7,409 5,305 2,056 48
30 to 34 years 6,789 4,634 2,151 4
35 to 39 years 5,192 3,502 1,679 11
40 to 44 years 3,880 2,619 D D
45 to 49 years 2,849 1,960 D D
50 to 54 years 2,067 1,442 D D
55 to 59 years 1,461 1,025 436 -
60 to 64 years 1,103 798 305 -
65 to 74 years 1,359 1,058 301 -
75 years and over 506 426 80 -

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2015
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 69,920 28,400 10,792 30,728
Under 16 years 24,988 679 - 24,309
16 to 20 years 6,906 1,354 176 5,376
21 years and over 38,026 26,367 10,616 1,043

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2015
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 69,920 28,400 10,792 30,728
Married 25,063 14,260 10,787 16
Single 41,105 D D 30,696
Widowed 1,932 D - D
Divorced/separated 1,810 1,794 D D
Unknown 10 10 - -

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

Note: Excludes Amerasian immigrants.

Source: U.S. Department of State.

Last Published Date: December 15, 2016

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