Refugee Council of Australia
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How many refugees are there in the world?

Stateless people

Stateless people are people who are not citizens or nationals of any State.

Learn about statelessness

This first graph shows the estimated number of stateless people over time.

UNHCR has been campaigning to end statelessness, and this is partly the cause of the decrease in the number of stateless people.

Learn about UNHCR's campaign to end statelessness

This graph shows where stateless people live. As you can see, there are some key countries near Australia that have high numbers of stateless people.

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We need you to show our government that Australia cares about refugees. Help us by joining the movement so we can protect refugees, not punish them.
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