About 11.6 million Syrians have been displaced, nearly half of Syria’s entire population. Most of them are scattered within Syria, but 3.9 million were living abroad by the end of 2014 – nearly all of them in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
Countries with more than 1,000 Syrian refugees.
Despite the drama of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, most Africans displaced by conflict stay in Africa.
Camps with more than 1,000 refugees
When refugees flee their own countries, most wind up with their
immediate neighbors, often some of the world’s poorer nations.
85 percent of all refugees are living in this area
IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD
The United States and France, some of the top hosts of refugees in the developed world, have the greatest variety of refugees by country of origin.