Historical review of major source countries/ territories of refugeeS

This matrix depicts the annual ranking of countries/territories of origin of refugees since 1980. Countries/territories are listed if they featured among the top-20 at least once. Individual rankings are the result of population movements, demographic and legal changes, data revisions and re-classification of individual population groups.

  • Updated July 17, 2016 | Dataset date: Jan 1, 2001-Dec 31, 2014
    This dataset updates: Never
    This dataset contains data from UNHCR's comprehensive annual statistical yearbooks. The yearbooks are a rigorous review of refugee figures on that year. It also contains reviews on figures about asylum seekers, IDPs, and other population groups. Original reports are also available on UNHCR's Statistical Yearbook website.