68.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.
Among them are nearly 25.4 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18.
— 40 million of internally displaced people;
— 25.4 million are refugees (19.9 million under UNHCR mandate + 5.4 mln Palestinian refugees registered by UNRWA);
— 3.1 million are asylum-seekers
— 85% of the world's displaced people are being hosted in developping countries
— 57% of refugee worldwide came from three countries:
- South Sudan = 2.4m
- Afganistan = 2.6m
- Syria = 6.3m
Top refugee-hosting contries :
— Turkey = 3.5m
— Uganda = 1.4m
— Pakistan = 1.4m
— Lebanon = 1.0m
— Islamic Republic of Iran = 979.400
Around the world :
— there are also an estimated 10 million stateless people who have been denied a nationality and access to basic rights such as education, healthcare, employment and freedom of movement.
— 102.800 refugees resettled
— 44,400 people a day forced to flee their homes because of conflicts and persecution