, Population Statistics
, The Middle East
UNHCR Global Trends: "World at War: Forced Displacement in 2014."
Data is the top 5 source or origin countries for refugees for the year (end) 2014. Please note: the data shown here are generally provided by Governments, based on their own definitions and
methods of data collection. Data is persons recognized as refugees under the 1951 UN Convention/1967 Protocol, the 1969 OAU
Convention, in accordance with the UNHCR Statute, persons granted a complementary
form of protection and those granted temporary protection. In the absence of Government
figures, UNHCR has estimated the refugee population in many industrialized countries based
on 10 years of individual asylum-seeker recognition.