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Religious countries Compared by People > Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin

DEFINITION: Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of origin generally refers to the nationality or country of citizenship of a claimant.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iraq 1.79 million 2009
2 Colombia 389,753 2009
3 Pakistan 35,132 2009
4 India 19,514 2009
5 Armenia 18,000 2009
6 Nigeria 15,609 2009
7 Georgia 15,020 2009
8 Ghana 14,893 2009
9 Cameroon 14,766 2009
10 Kenya 9,620 2009
11 Uzbekistan 6,669 2009
12 Peru 6,271 2009
13 Moldova 5,925 2009
14 Romania 4,358 2009
15 Tunisia 2,260 2009
16 Poland 2,059 2009
17 Fiji 1,892 2009
18 Brazil 973 2009
19 Saudi Arabia 633 2009
20 Malaysia 532 2009

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Religious countries Compared by People > Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin

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Interesting observations about People > Migration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin

  • Iraq ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • Turkey ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Europe in 2009.
  • United States ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • China ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Cold countries in 2009.
  • Somalia ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Former British colonies in 2009.
  • Colombia ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Sudan ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2009.
  • Croatia ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Russia ranked first for migration > refugee population by country or territory of origin amongst Former Soviet republics in 2009.
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