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

The average for 2023 based on 47 countries was 6.26 index points. The highest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 9.8 index points and the lowest value was in Mauritius: 1.6 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
DR Congo 9.8 1 2007 - 2023
Sudan 9.6 2 2007 - 2023
C.A. Republic 9.5 3 2007 - 2023
Ethiopia 9.5 4 2007 - 2023
Chad 9 5 2007 - 2023
Somalia 9 6 2007 - 2023
Uganda 8.9 7 2007 - 2023
Mali 8.5 8 2007 - 2023
Cameroon 8.4 9 2007 - 2023
Mauritania 8.3 10 2007 - 2023
Burkina Faso 8.2 11 2007 - 2023
Burundi 8 12 2007 - 2023
Mozambique 7.9 13 2007 - 2023
Niger 7.9 14 2007 - 2023
Zimbabwe 7.6 15 2007 - 2023
Liberia 7.4 16 2007 - 2023
Sierra Leone 7.4 17 2007 - 2023
Kenya 7.3 18 2007 - 2023
Rwanda 7.3 19 2007 - 2023
Eritrea 6.6 20 2007 - 2023
R. of Congo 6.5 21 2007 - 2023
Nigeria 6.4 22 2007 - 2023
Guinea 6.2 23 2007 - 2023
Ivory Coast 6 24 2007 - 2023
Malawi 6 25 2007 - 2023
Benin 5.9 26 2007 - 2023
Gambia 5.8 27 2007 - 2023
Senegal 5.8 28 2007 - 2023
Togo 5.7 29 2007 - 2023
Comoros 5.5 30 2007 - 2023
Eq. Guinea 5.5 31 2007 - 2023
G.-Bissau 5.5 32 2007 - 2023
Angola 5.3 33 2007 - 2023
S.T.&Principe 5.2 34 2007 - 2023
Madagascar 5 35 2007 - 2023
Tanzania 4.9 36 2007 - 2023
Zambia 4.9 37 2007 - 2023
South Africa 4 38 2007 - 2023
Lesotho 3.9 39 2007 - 2023
Swaziland 3.7 40 2007 - 2023
Cape Verde 3.6 41 2007 - 2023
Namibia 3.6 42 2007 - 2023
Ghana 3.5 43 2007 - 2023
Botswana 3.1 44 2007 - 2023
Gabon 2.6 45 2007 - 2023
Seychelles 2.3 46 2007 - 2023
Mauritius 1.6 47 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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