Refugee Health

Latest Statistics


In 2013, Arizona received a total of 3,336 new neighbors from 42 countries through the Refugee Resettlement Program.

In the history of the Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program (1980-2013), more than 62,000 people from 109 countries have made Arizona their home. Maricopa County had resettled 80% of refugees, while Pima County has resettled 20%.

Since the Refugee Resettlement Program began recording primary language in 2006, refugees have arrived in Arizona speaking 126 different languages and dialects.

The majority of refugees resettled in Arizona are male.

Refugees of all ages reside in Arizona. The average age at arrival is 26.