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How many refugees are there in the world?

How many refugees are there in the world? Where do they come from? Where do they live? Which countries have the most refugees?

This page explores the key global refugee numbers, drawn from UNHCR’s Global Trends 2019 report and its statistical appendices. This report publishes statistics at the end of 2019 (and is published in 2020).

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