Niger - Internally displaced persons

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.

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

See also:

Year Value
2009 6,500
2013 11,000


Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Conflict & fragility