Ranking of the major source countries of refugees, as of 2016

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Number of refugees
Syrian Arab Rep.5,524,333
South Sudan1,436,667
Dem. Rep. of the Congo537,429
Central African Rep.490,869
Viet Nam329,331
Sri Lanka117,447

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The statistic shows the major source countries of refugees as of year end 2016. As of the end of 2016, a total of about 5.52 million refugees had fled from the Syrian Arab Republic. This data does not refer to the actual year of the flight, but presents the total sum of all people classified as refugees in 2016.
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August 2017
Survey time period
End of 2016
Supplementary notes
UNHCR database accessed on August 22, 2017.

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