Top refugee hosting countries 2016?

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  • Of all countries, Turkey sheltered the greatest number of refugees, hosting 2.8 million by mid-2016. It was followed by Pakistan (1.6 million), Lebanon (1 million), Iran (978,000), Ethiopia (742,700), Jordan (691,800), Kenya (523,500), Uganda (512,600), Germany (478,600) and Chad (386,100).

For the third consecutive year, Turkey hosted the largest number of refugees worldwide, with 2.9 million people. It was followed by Pakistan (1.4 million), Lebanon (1.0 million), the Islamic Republic of Iran (979,400), Uganda (940,800), and Ethiopia (791,600).

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This population was 68 per cent from South Sudan with significant numbers from Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Somalia and Rwanda. Indeed Uganda registered the greatest number of new refugees in 2016. Numbers of refugees also increased in Ethiopia, Jordan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, while numbers in Kenya declined.

Of all countries, Turkey sheltered the greatest number of refugees, hosting 2.8 million by mid-2016. It was followed by Pakistan (1.6 million), Lebanon (1 million), Iran (978,000), Ethiopia (742,700), Jordan (691,800), Kenya (523,500), Uganda (512,600), Germany (478,600) and Chad (386,100).

The nine low- and middle-income countries playing host to nearly 10 million refugees worldwide were clumped in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa: Turkey (2.8 million), Pakistan (1.6 million), Lebanon (1 million), Iran (978,000), Ethiopia (742,700), Jordan (691,800), Kenya (523,500), Uganda (512,600), and Chad (386,100).

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Turkey hosts the most refugees. Turkey hosted almost 3 million refugees in 2016, the largest population of any country. Most of these fled from conflict in neighbouring Syria, with refugee numbers climbing by nearly half a million - from 2.5 million to 2.9 million - in the space of a year.

By mid-2015, refugees resided in 169 countries or territories. Sudan now features among the top 10 refugee-hosting countries, having replaced China. This is largely due to the conflict in South Sudan, which forced tens of thousands to flee to Sudan, as outlined above.

Country Number Of Refugees Hosted By The Country (mid-2015) 1: Turkey: 1.84 million: 2: Pakistan: 1.5 million: 3: Lebanon: 1.2 million: 4: Islamic Republic of Iran: 982,000: 5: Ethiopia : 702,500: 6: Jordan: 664,100: 7: Kenya: 552,300: 8: Uganda: 428,400: 9: Chad: 420,800: 10: Sudan: 356,200

Even though Turkey is the world's largest refugee-hosting nation in absolute terms with just under four million displaced people, mainly Syrians, within its borders, the picture looks different on...

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