|Country of origin||Source||Data date||Population|
|Mali||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||98.4%||24,248|
|Central African Rep.||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.7%||176|
|Chad||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.3%||85|
|Others||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.2%||61|
|Burundi||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.1%||30|
|Congo||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.1%||26|
|Rwanda||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||0.1%||20|
|Location name||Source||Data date||Population|
|Centre||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||2.0%||486|
|Hauts-Bassins||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||1.7%||415|
|Sahel||UNHCR, Government||31 May 2018||96.3%||23,740|
Following violence, hostilities, human rights violations and a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in the northern part of Mali since January 2012, large numbers of Malians have been seeking refuge in Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger or displaced internally.
According to UNHCR estimates, statelessness affects millions of people worldwide, at least 700,000 of which are in West Africa. There are many factors contributing to the risk of statelessness in the region, which suggest that the population at risk is very large.