*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Arrivals and Admissions, figures exclude Special Immigrant Visas (SIV) from Afghanistan and Iraq.

**Immigrants comprise 10.1% total population in Georgia.

Diversity Contributions
Top Newcomer Languages
  • Dari
  • Pashto
  • Dzongkha
  • Burmese
  • French
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid

*For Refugee only figures, please see New American Economy: Refugees in Georgia

Immigrant Household Income
Total Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Farming, Fishing, & Forestry


Construction & Extraction


Computer & Mathematical Sciences


*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Georgia. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Georgia.

Socio-Familial Stability
Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by the State
# of Immigrant (refugee & asylee) Family Reunifications

*Data not available

Community & Educational Contributions
Immigrant Educational Attainment
  • 25.6%
    Less than High School
  • 38.8%
    High School & Some College
  • 20.9%
    Bachelor's Degree
  • 14.7%
    Graduate Degree
Naturalized Citizens
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April 30, 2019

It comes as no surprise that mental health issues are common among refugees. Fleeing your home and country means loss and disconnection, but knowing what disconnects can help build reconnection.

Community Programs Coordinator, Georgia
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