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

DEFINITION: Internally displaced persons (number, low 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 3.88 million 2011
2 Iraq 2.3 million 2011
3 Sudan 2.2 million 2011
4 Uganda 1.2 million 2006
5 Turkey 954,000 2011
6 Burma 600,000 2003
7 Azerbaijan 573,000 2008
8 Zimbabwe 570,000 2010
9 Cote d'Ivoire 500,000 2003
10 Somalia 370,000 2005
=11 Kenya 300,000 2008
=11 Ethiopia 300,000 2009
13 Georgia 252,000 2008
14 Serbia 225,000 2009
15 Cyprus 210,000 2001
16 Syria 200,000 2003
17 Afghanistan 153,192 2005
18 Israel 150,000 2007
=19 Algeria 100,000 2003
=19 Guatemala 100,000 2002
21 Indonesia 70,000 2009
22 Bangladesh 60,000 2009
=23 Nigeria 50,000 2003
=23 Nepal 50,000 2009
25 Lebanon 47,000 2011
26 Philippines 46,000 2011
=27 Eritrea 40,000 2006
=27 Angola 40,000 2004
29 Yemen 20,000 2008
30 Liberia 13,000 2006
31 Senegal 10,000 2011
32 Russia 8,500 2011
33 Mexico 5,000 2009
34 Croatia 4,200 2006
35 Rwanda 0.0 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Migration > Internally displaced persons > Number, low 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,-low-estimate

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