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

The average for 2023 based on 19 countries was 3.63 index points. The highest value was in Haiti: 7.7 index points and the lowest value was in Barbados: 1.9 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
Haiti 7.7 1 2007 - 2023
Honduras 5.8 2 2007 - 2023
Mexico 5.5 3 2007 - 2023
El Salvador 5.3 4 2007 - 2023
Guatemala 5.3 5 2007 - 2023
Nicaragua 5.1 6 2007 - 2023
Costa Rica 4.9 7 2007 - 2023
Cuba 3.2 8 2007 - 2023
Belize 3 9 2007 - 2023
Ant.& Barb. 2.7 10 2007 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 2.6 11 2007 - 2023
Bahamas 2.5 12 2007 - 2023
Tr.&Tobago 2.5 13 2007 - 2023
Panama 2.4 14 2007 - 2023
Grenada 2.2 15 2007 - 2023
Jamaica 2.2 16 2007 - 2023
USA 2.2 17 2007 - 2023
Canada 2 18 2007 - 2023
Barbados 1.9 19 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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