Humanitarian Protection Statistics
Use our interactive maps and data to find out where refugees and asylum seekers originate and the countries in which they reside, as well as annual asylum applications by country of destination. Learn which countries are the leading countries of refugee resettlement, where particular refugee populations have dispersed around the world, and more.
|Refugee and Asylum Seeker Populations by Country of Origin and Destination, 2000-2020
Based on data from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, this map shows countries of origin and destination for four population groups: refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons, and Venezuelans displaced abroad, for each year between 2000 and 2020. Use this map to learn the numbers of refugees or asylees from around the world who have settled in a particular country, or use it to learn in which countries refugees or asylees from a particular country are located.
|Largest Refugee Populations by Country of Destination, 1960-2020
Refugee populations are highly variable between decades, but a few countries stand out as regularly hosting large refugee communities. This map displays which countries report refugee populations greater than 500,000 in each decade since 1960 and in 2020. It also lists the 25 largest refugee populations by country of destination.
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