This map shows total refugees (sent) by country of origin.
Total refugees in the world: 10,478,621
Afghan and Iraqi refugees account for almost half of all refugees under UNHCR's responsibility worldwide. One out of four refugees in the world is from Afghanistan (2.8 million) and Afghans are located in 69 different asylum countries. Iraqis are the second largest refugee group, with 1.9 million having sought refuge mainly in neighbouring countries.
What is Refugees?
Refugees include individuals recognized under the 1951 UN Convention/1967 Protocol, the 1969 OAU Convention, in accordance with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Statute, persons granted a complementary form of protection and those granted temporary protection. In the absence of Government estimates, UNHCR has estimated the refugee population in 24 industrialized countries based on 10 years of individual refugee recognition.
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