See the latest Statistics on refugees in Cyprus with latest available data through to the end of May 2024.



Get a snapshot of Monthly Arrivals Trends in Cyprus:

May 2024  |  April 2024 |  March 2024  |  February 2024  |  January 2024 


Fact Sheets

View our latest Country Fact Sheet to learn more about our work with refugees in Cyprus, with latest available data through to end May 2024.

View our latest Thematic Fact Sheet on Reception in Cyprus with updates through April 2024.

View our latest Thematic Fact Sheet on Integration in Cyprus with updates through April 2024.

View our latest Bi-annual Country Fact Sheet (February 2024) here. View earlier Bi-annual Fact Sheets for Cyprus and for other countries in the Europe Region here.

See our joint UNHCR-UNICEF-IOM Fact Sheet on Accompanied, Unaccompanied and Separated Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe for an overview of the trends in 2019, 2020, 2021 and for the latest overview in 2022.

Countering myths: Download our 10 Facts About Refugees for a fact-based discussion (ENG) | 10 αλήθειες για τους πρόσφυγες (ΕΛΛ) | 10 MÜLTECİLERLE İLGİLİ 10 GERÇEK (TUR)


Untold Stories: Refugees and asylum-seekers in Cyprus

Ανείπωτες ιστορίες: Πρόσφυγες και αιτητές ασύλου στην Κύπρο

View our latest publication featuring portraits by the photographer Sebastian Rich here. With this publication we would like to offer you an opportunity to meet some of the refugees and asylum-seekers we are honoured and humbled to work for in Cyprus. Through the photos of Sebastian Rich, who has worked with utmost respect and empathy towards the portrayed individuals, we aim to create space for their personal stories – as well as for the global refugee story – to be seen and heard. Untold Stories is a bilingual publication in English and Greek.


Protecting Refugees

Download our booklet on our work in Cyprus in ENG  |  ΕΛΛTUR


Refugee or Migrant?

What’s in a word? Download our leaflet that explains the difference between a refugee and a migrant: ENG  |  ΕΛΛTUR 

Words Matter: Why ‘Undocumented’ or ‘Irregular’? Why not ‘Illegal’? This document and terminology guide from Picum is additionally useful and pertinent: ENG  |  ΕΛΛ | TUR

Glossary of asylum- and migration-related terminology: ENG  |  ΕΛΛ

2023 Published Reports

2021 Published Reports

2018 Published Reports

2017 Published Reports

Refugee Education in Cyprus: Challenges and Opportunities Refugee Education in Cyprus: Challenges and Opportunities (April 2017) takes a closer look at access to the national education system for children at the Reception Centre, unaccompanied children, mainstreaming and other schooling options. A series of recommendations are offered and integration measures are also highlighted.

2015 Published Reports