Special Report

Countries Taking in the Most Refugees and Where They Come From

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20. Tanzania
> Total refugees as of 2018: 278,322
> Total population in 2018: 56,318,348
> Share of total population: 0.5%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +172.6%
> Largest source country: Burundi

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19. Iraq
> Total refugees as of 2018: 283,013
> Total population in 2018: 38,433,600
> Share of total population: 0.7%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +14.9%
> Largest source country: Syrian Arab Rep.

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18. South Sudan
> Total refugees as of 2018: 291,833
> Total population in 2018: 10,975,920
> Share of total population: 2.7%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +27.1%
> Largest source country: Sudan

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17. United States
> Total refugees as of 2018: 313,182
> Total population in 2018: 327,167,434
> Share of total population: 0.1%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +18.8%
> Largest source country: China

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16. China
> Total refugees as of 2018: 321,733
> Total population in 2018: 1,392,730,000
> Share of total population: Less than 0.1%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +6.9%
> Largest source country: Viet Nam