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Refugees and displaced persons index, 0 (low) - 10 (high), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 18 countries was 5.24 index points. The highest value was in Yemen: 9.6 index points and the lowest value was in Qatar: 1.3 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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Countries Refugees and displaced persons index, 2023 Global rank Available data
Yemen 9.6 1 2007 - 2023
Syria 9.1 2 2007 - 2023
Lebanon 8.8 3 2007 - 2023
Jordan 8.4 4 2007 - 2023
Iraq 7.7 5 2007 - 2023
Libya 7.5 6 2007 - 2023
Djibouti 7.1 7 2007 - 2023
Algeria 6.2 8 2007 - 2023
Egypt 5.5 9 2007 - 2023
Iran 5.5 10 2007 - 2023
Morocco 5.1 11 2007 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 3.2 12 2007 - 2023
Tunisia 2.9 13 2007 - 2023
Kuwait 2 14 2007 - 2023
Oman 1.6 15 2007 - 2023
Bahrain 1.4 16 2007 - 2023
UA Emirates 1.4 17 2007 - 2023
Qatar 1.3 18 2007 - 2023



Definition: The Refugees and internally displaced persons indicator measures the pressure upon states caused by the forced displacement of large communities as a result of social, political, environmental or other causes, measuring displacement within countries, as well as refugee flows into others. The higher the value of the indicator, the higher the refugee flow in the country.

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