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Global Resettlement Needs

Global resettlement needs

According to UNHCR, 1,428,011 refugees will need resettlement in 2019. Overwhelmingly, those who need resettlement come from Africa (664,037 people, 46.5%) and the Middle East and North Africa (648,850 people, 45.4%) The proportion of people living in Africa who need resettlement is increasing, with 629,744 people needing resettlement. The numbers in both the Middle East and Europe have grown significantly in the past four years.
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Global Refugee Numbers

Global refugee numbers

At the end of 2017, the number of people forcibly displaced reached a high of 68.5 million people. This included 25.4 million refugees under both UNHCR’s mandate and UNRWA (which looks after Palestinian refugees). The top countries from which people leave are Syria, Afghanistan and countries in Africa. Most go to neighbouring countries, such as Turkey, Pakistan, Lebanon and Iran.
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UNHCR Global Trends 2017 – How Australia Compares With The World

UNHCR Global Trends 2017 – How Australia compares with the world

UNHCR's latest Global Trends report highlights that at the end of 2017, global displacement has reached yet another new record high of 68.5 million individuals, an increase of 2.9 million since 2016. Each year, UNHCR releases statistics on the number of forcibly displaced persons worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict or generalised violence, including refugees, internally displaced people, people seeking asylum and stateless individuals.
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Global Resettlement Statistics

Global resettlement statistics

Every year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) publishes statistics on global resettlement. These statistics tell us where refugees are coming from, where they are being resettled to, and the chances people have of being resettled from any country. We have analysed the data from 2004 to 2016 to see what they can tell us about global refugee movements over the past decade.
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