Niger - Internally displaced persons

Internally displaced persons (number, high estimate)

The value for Internally displaced persons (number, high estimate) in Niger was 63,459 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 540,000 in 2012 and a minimum value of 4,300 in 2008.

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.

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

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Year Value
2008 4,300
2009 5,560
2010 205,355
2011 28,175
2012 540,000
2013 200,961
2014 63,459


Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Conflict & fragility