Special Report

Where the Most Refugees Arriving to the US Come From

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10. Iraq
> No. of refugees, 2022: 235 (2.2% of total)
> No. of refugees 2021: 497 – 7 highest in 2021
> Human development index (0-1): 0.67 – #123 of 189 countries
> Peace index (1-5): 3.26 – #159 of 163 countries
> Democracy index (0-10): 3.51 – #116(tied) of 167 countries

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9. Honduras
> No. of refugees, 2022: 249 (2.3% of total)
> No. of refugees 2021: 83 – 15 highest in 2021
> Human development index (0-1): 0.63 – #132 of 189 countries
> Peace index (1-5): 2.37 – #124 of 163 countries
> Democracy index (0-10): 5.10 – #92(tied) of 167 countries

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8. El Salvador
> No. of refugees, 2022: 284 (2.6% of total)
> No. of refugees 2021: 200 – 8 highest in 2021
> Human development index (0-1): 0.67 – #124 of 189 countries
> Peace index (1-5): 2.18 – #110 of 163 countries
> Democracy index (0-10): 5.72 – #79(tied) of 167 countries

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7. Afghanistan
> No. of refugees, 2022: 313 (2.9% of total)
> No. of refugees 2021: 872 – 3 highest in 2021
> Human development index (0-1): 0.51 – #169 of 189 countries
> Peace index (1-5): 3.63 – #163 of 163 countries
> Democracy index (0-10): 0.32 – #167 of 167 countries

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6. Guatemala
> No. of refugees, 2022: 489 (4.6% of total)
> No. of refugees 2021: 64 – 18 highest in 2021
> Human development index (0-1): 0.66 – #127 of 189 countries
> Peace index (1-5): 2.19 – #111 of 163 countries
> Democracy index (0-10): 4.62 – #99 of 167 countries

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