Special Report

Countries Taking in the Most Refugees and Where They Come From

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10. Jordan
> Total refugees as of 2018: 715,293
> Total population in 2018: 9,956,011
> Share of total population: 7.2%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +11.4%
> Largest source country: Syrian Arab Rep.

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9. Ethiopia
> Total refugees as of 2018: 903,211
> Total population in 2018: 109,224,559
> Share of total population: 0.8%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +108.1%
> Largest source country: South Sudan

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8. Bangladesh
> Total refugees as of 2018: 906,635
> Total population in 2018: 161,356,039
> Share of total population: 0.6%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +292.2%
> Largest source country: Myanmar

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7. Lebanon
> Total refugees as of 2018: 949,653
> Total population in 2018: 6,848,925
> Share of total population: 13.9%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +10.9%
> Largest source country: Syrian Arab Rep.

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6. Iran, Islamic Rep.
> Total refugees as of 2018: 979,435
> Total population in 2018: 81,800,269
> Share of total population: 1.2%
> Change in refugee population 2013-2018: +14.2%
> Largest source country: Afghanistan