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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan in 2017 by province

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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan in 2017 JSON 
58,735
Last updated 09 Dec 2017
Source - UNHCR 
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by age and gender JSON 
Source - UNHCR
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by year JSON 
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by province JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Badakhshan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.1%
71
Badghis UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.0%
28
Baghlan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  4.1%
2,412
Balkh UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  2.5%
1,488
Bamyan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.2%
106
Daykundi UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.0%
20
Farah UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.3%
175
Faryab UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.0%
596
Ghazni UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.7%
398
Ghor UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.0%
11
Helmand UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.3%
748
Herat UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.1%
633
Jowzjan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  2.0%
1,170
Kabul UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  23.8%
13,965
Kandahar UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  2.2%
1,297
Kapisa UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.1%
74
Khost UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.0%
612
Kunar UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  2.5%
1,497
Kunduz UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  8.5%
4,980
Laghman UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  3.5%
2,066
Logar UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  8.0%
4,680
Maidan Wardak UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.8%
444
Nangarhar UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  22.0%
12,902
Nimruz UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.1%
68
Nuristan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.0%
21
Paktia UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  4.4%
2,606
Paktika UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.7%
410
Panjshir UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.1%
31
Parwan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.3%
777
Samangan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.2%
138
Sar-e Pol UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  5.9%
3,458
Takhar UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  1.0%
605
Urozgan UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.1%
84
Zabul UNHCR, Government 9 Dec 2017
  0.3%
164


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  • Key contact information

    Please contact the following focal points

    Type of Inquiry Contact
    Donor Relations corcoran@unhcr.org
    Media farhadn@unhcr.org
    Data mazurenk@unhcr.org
      Afghanistan
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Kabul
    Languages
    ps, uz, tk
    Population
    26,023,100
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
    N/A
    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    Low income
    Gini index
    27.8
    Currency
    AFN
    Literacy rate
    N/A
    Afghanistan Funding (2017)
    $137,700,000
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 27 October 2017 (1 month ago)
    Refugees in Afghanistan JSON 
    74,314
    Last updated 09 Dec 2017
    Source - UNHCR 
    Refugees in Afghanistan by province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Khost UNHCR 9 Dec 2017
      51.6%
    38,365
    Paktika UNHCR 9 Dec 2017
      48.4%
    35,949


    Refugees demographic breakdown JSON 
    Source - UNHCR, Government
    New IDPs in Afghanistan in 2017 JSON 
    372,704
    Last updated 09 Dec 2017
    Source - OCHA 
    IDPs in Afghanistan by year JSON 
    IDPs displaced by month JSON 
    IDPs by province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Badakhshan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.8%
    10,261
    Badghis OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      6.9%
    25,723
    Baghlan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      5.4%
    20,013
    Balkh OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.3%
    8,664
    Bamyan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.0%
    28
    Daykundi OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.1%
    324
    Farah OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.6%
    9,618
    Faryab OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      5.6%
    21,022
    Ghazni OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.7%
    6,447
    Ghor OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      3.9%
    14,630
    Helmand OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      3.1%
    11,431
    Herat OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      4.2%
    15,488
    Jowzjan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.8%
    6,552
    Kabul OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.9%
    6,926
    Kandahar OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      4.3%
    15,984
    Kapisa OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.7%
    2,555
    Khost OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.7%
    2,618
    Kunar OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.9%
    10,675
    Kunduz OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      9.6%
    35,903
    Laghman OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.2%
    4,492
    Logar OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.7%
    2,429
    Maidan Wardak OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.2%
    4,354
    Nangarhar OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      20.4%
    75,980
    Nimruz OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.0%
    108
    Nuristan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.1%
    352
    Paktia OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.8%
    6,867
    Paktika OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.4%
    1,498
    Panjshir OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.1%
    378
    Parwan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      1.1%
    3,967
    Samangan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      0.7%
    2,425
    Sar-e Pol OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.3%
    8,602
    Takhar OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.2%
    8,083
    Urozgan OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      4.9%
    18,144
    Zabul OCHA 9 Dec 2017
      2.7%
    10,163


      Highlights
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Bank signed a data sharing agreement. This will strengthen existing data collection processes and enhance technical capacity for a comprehensive analysis of the return process and how best to support the reintegration of returnees over time.
    05 Nov 2017
      Links
    Afghanistan Shelter Cluster
    Global Shelter Cluster Afghanistan page
    Global Protection Cluster | Afghanistan
    The Global Protection Cluster coordinates and provides global level inter-agency policy advice and guidance on the implementation of the cluster approach to Protection Clusters in the field, supports protection responses in non-refugee situation humanitarian action as well as leads standard and policy setting relating to protection in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies, in particular with regard to the protection of internally displaced persons.
    HDX | OCHA Afghanistan
    OCHA Afghanistan on HDX
    HDX | UNHCR Afghanistan
    UNHCR Afghanistan on HDX
    HR.info – Afghanistan Protection Cluster page
    humanitarianresponse.info
    UNHCR Global Focus - Afghanistan
    Global Focus is UNHCR’s main operational reporting portal for donors and other key partners. This site provides an overview of the protection risks that refugees and other populations of concern to UNHCR face across the world, as well as regularly updated information about the organization’s programmes, operations, financial requirements, funding levels and donor contributions.