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Key Refugee Figures


Key Refugee Figures

  • 42.5 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide
  • 4.3 million people were newly displaced in 2011
  • 46% of refugees are under 18 years old
  • Afghanistan is the leading country of origin for refugees
  • Pakistan is host to the most refugees in the world
  • 532,000 refugees repatriated voluntarily in 2011

Source: UNHCR
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