Human Rights

This is the global refugee situation, in numbers

Rohingya refugees gather at Kuala Simpang Ulim beach after a voyage of more than 100 days, in East Aceh, Aceh Province, Indonesia  June 4, 2021

The number of refugees worldwide has doubled since 2010. Image: REUTERS/Antara Foto Agency

Sean Fleming
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82.4 million refugees were displaced worldwide in 2020 due to persecution, conflict, violence and human rights violations
The state of the global refugee crisis in 2020. Image: UNHCR
This graph shows the international displacement situation by country of origin, including refugees, asylum seekers and Venezuelans displaced abroad
The countries displaced people are fleeing from in the greatest numbers. Image: UNHCR
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This graph shows the global forced displacement situation
The numbers have doubled since 2010. Image: UNHCR

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