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World Map with Top Ten Countries by Refugee Population

World Map showing top ten countries by refugee population. While Jordan is at the top spot, number two is West Bank and Gaza followed by Pakistan.


World Map with Top Ten Countries by Refugee Population
Description: World Map showing top ten refugee population by country or territory of asylum. Disclaimer


Any person who is displaced from his original residence on account of his race, religion, political opinion, and
nationality is called a refugee.

There are many international agencies and organizations that co-ordinate refugee protection, such as the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.

Refugees were designated as legal groups post the Second World War that saw large number of people fleeing fleeing Eastern Europe.

The world map with top ten countries by refugee population shows the countries that have the maximum refugee population. While Jordan has the largest number of refugees, West Bank and Gaza ranks second followed by Pakistan.

World Top Ten Countries by Refugee Population, 2015

S. NoCountryPopulation in Numbers
1Turkey25,41,352
2Pakistan15,61,162
3Lebanon10,70,854
4Iran (Islamic Rep. of)9,79,437
5Ethiopia7,36,086
6Jordan6,64,118
7Kenya5,53,912
8Uganda4,77,187
9Dem. Rep. of the Congo3,83,095
10Chad3,69,540
Source: http://www.unhcr.org/

World Top Ten Countries by Origin of Refugees

S. NoCountry name Refugee Population
1Afghanistan 2,556,556
2Syrian Arab Republic 2,468,369
3Somalia 1,121,738
4Sudan 649,331
5Congo, Dem. Rep. 499,541
6Myanmar 479,608
7Iraq 401,417
8Colombia 396,635
9Vietnam 314,105
10Eritrea 308,022

World Top Ten - Demography Maps

Last Updated on : May 02, 2017

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