Principle sources of Forced Migration in the World

Key:
Internally displaced persons (IDPs)
IDPs & refugees
Refugees
Americas
Colombia: 2,730,000 IDPs
Africa
Zimbabwe: 100,000 IDPs
Central African Republic: 200,000 IDPs
kenya: 230,000 IDPs
Sudan: 4,800,000   IDPs 600,000 refugees
Angola: 1,000,000 IDPs 323,000 refugees
Congo-Kinshasa: 3,200,000 IDPs 440,000 refugees
Somalia: 350,000 IDPs 277,000 refugees
Eritrea: 280,000 refugees
Côte d’Ivoire: 500,000 IDPs
Liberia: 384,000 refugees 500,000 IDPs
Algeria: 100,00-200,000 IDPs
Western Sahara: 190,000 refugees
Uganda: 1,400,000 IDPs
Burundi: 400,000 IDPs 355,000 refugees
Asia
Philippines: 150,000 IDPs
North Korea: 50,000-250,000 IDPs 101,700 refugees
Afghanistan: 200,000-300,000 IDPs 2,500,000 refugees
Burma: 600,000-1,000,000 IDPs 586,000 refugees
Sri Lanka: 500,000 IDPs 105,700 refugees
India: 650,000 IDPs
Indonesia: 600,000-1,000,000 IDPs
Azerbaijan: 571,000 IDPs
Georgia: 260,000 IDPs
Nepal: 100,000-200,000 IDPs
Bhutan: 128,700 refugees
Europe
Turkey: 350,000-1,000,000 IDPs
Russian Federation: 368,000 IDPs
Bosnia and Herzegovina: 327,200 IDPs, 142,200 refugees
Croatia: 209,100 refugees
Yugoslavia = Serbia & Montenegro: 252,000 IDPs
Middle East
Lebanon: 300,000 IDPs
Syria: 170,000 IDPs
Cypus: 265,000 IDPs
Jordan: 800,000 IDPs
Occupied Palestinian Territories: 3,000,000 refugees
Israel: 276,000 IDPs
Iraq: 800,000-1,000,000 IDPs 280,600 refugees

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World map illustrating the sources of Forced Migration.

This map has only incorporated figures for refugee and IDP populations where they number 100,000 people or more.
Source for statistics: USCR World Refugee Survey 2004.

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