Resettlement in Illinois

Since 1975 Illinois has resettled more than 123,644 refugees from more than 60 countries. 2,658 refugees were resettled in 2015 alone, the ninth most of any state. The following countries constitute the highest number of refugees resettled in Illinois. All figures are from the fiscal year 2015. The full report can be viewed on the Office of Refugee Resettlement website.

Myanmar (Burma)


Iraq


Democratic Republic of the Congo


Syria


Iran


Sudan


Bhutan


Somalia


Afghanistan


Burundi


Colombia