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Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Sex, Age, And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2016

The 2016 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 2016
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 84,989 31,563 12,526 40,900
Female 41,728 11,872 10,159 19,697
Male 43,261 19,691 2,367 21,203

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Age: Fiscal Year 2016
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 84,989 31,563 12,526 40,900
Under 1 year 323 4 - 319
1 to 4 years 9,678 129 - 9,549
5 to 9 years 11,900 139 - 11,761
10 to 14 years 10,364 388 - 9,976
15 to 19 years 8,632 1,272 108 7,252
20 to 24 years 8,148 5,067 1,114 1,967
25 to 29 years 7,851 5,400 2,389 62
30 to 34 years 7,700 5,064 2,631 5
35 to 39 years 5,960 3,922 2,033 5
40 to 44 years 4,355 2,949 1,406 -
45 to 49 years 3,137 2,165 D D
50 to 54 years 2,228 1,590 D D
55 to 59 years 1,573 1,081 492 -
60 to 64 years 1,234 882 352 -
65 to 74 years 1,435 1,104 331 -
75 years and over 471 407 64 -

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2016
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 84,989 31,563 12,526 40,900
Under 16 years 34,113 801 - 33,312
16 to 20 years 8,613 1,741 275 6,597
21 years and over 42,263 29,021 12,251 991

 

Table 15. Refugee Arrivals By Relationship To Principal Applicant And Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2016
Characteristic Total Principal Applicants Dependents
Spouses Children
   Total 84,989 31,563 12,526 40,900
Married 1 28,242 15,712 12,521 9
Single 2 52,578 11,694 5 40,879
Widowed 2,253 D - D
Divorced/separated 1,907 1,898 - 9
Unknown 9 D - D

D Data withheld to limit disclosure.

- Represents zero.

1 Includes persons in common law marriage.

2 Includes persons who were engaged and not yet married.

Note: Excludes Amerasian immigrants.

Source: U.S. Department of State.

Last Published Date: January 8, 2018

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