Internally displaced persons (number, high estimate)

Definition: Internally displaced persons are people or groups of people who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of armed conflict, or to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights, or natural or human-made disasters and who have not crossed an international border.

Description: The map below shows how Internally displaced persons (number, high estimate) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Colombia, with a value of 5,281,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Timor-Leste, with a value of 400.00.

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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