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People > Migration > Internally displaced persons > Number, high estimate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Internally displaced persons (number, high estimate). Internally displaced persons are people or groups of people who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of armed conflict, or to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights, or natural or human-made disasters and who have not crossed an international border.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Colombia 5.28 million 2011
2 Sudan 5.2 million 2010
3 Iraq 2.6 million 2011
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.71 million 2011
5 Somalia 1.46 million 2011
6 Turkey 1.2 million 2011
=7 Zimbabwe 1,000,000 2010
=7 Algeria 1,000,000 2005
9 Pakistan 900,000 2011
South Asia average (profile) 631,750 2009
10 Rwanda 600,000 2001
11 Azerbaijan 599,000 2011
12 Syria 589,000 2011
13 India 506,000 2011
14 Bangladesh 500,000 2009
15 Yemen 463,500 2011
16 Afghanistan 456,000 2011
17 Burma 450,000 2011
18 Lebanon 390,000 2009
19 Ethiopia 300,000 2010
20 Georgia 257,000 2011
21 Kenya 250,000 2011
22 Cote d'Ivoire 247,000 2011
23 Guatemala 242,000 2006
24 Serbia 225,000 2011
25 Cyprus 208,000 2011
26 Israel 200,000 2008
27 Philippines 188,000 2009
28 Indonesia 180,000 2011
29 Mexico 160,000 2011
30 Peru 150,000 2011
31 Chad 126,000 2011
32 Sri Lanka 125,000 2011
33 Bosnia and Herzegovina 113,000 2011
34 Central African Republic 105,000 2011
35 Burundi 78,800 2011
36 Russia 78,000 2010
37 Nepal 50,000 2011
38 Senegal 40,000 2011
39 Uganda 30,000 2011
40 Liberia 28,000 2006
=41 Nigeria 20,000 2005
=41 Angola 20,000 2011
43 Guinea 19,000 2006
44 Kosovo 18,000 2011
45 Eritrea 10,000 2011
46 Armenia 8,400 2011
47 Republic of the Congo 7,800 2011
48 Sierra Leone 7,500 2003
49 Niger 6,500 2009
50 Solomon Islands 3,500 2003
51 Uzbekistan 3,400 2010
52 Croatia 2,100 2011
53 Togo 1,500 2007
=54 Guinea-Bissau 1,000 2002
=54 Moldova 1,000 2003
56 Republic of Macedonia 650 2010
57 East Timor 400 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Migration > Internally displaced persons > Number, high estimate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Migration/Internally-displaced-persons/Number,-high-estimate

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