|Country of origin||Source||Data date||Population|
|Côte d'Ivoire||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||55.0%||6,687|
|Togo||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||28.2%||3,425|
|Liberia||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||9.9%||1,209|
|Sudan||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||2.5%||299|
|Others||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||1.1%||134|
|Central African Rep.||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.9%||107|
|Sierra Leone||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.7%||87|
|Somalia||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.5%||62|
|Dem. Rep. of the Congo||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.3%||41|
|Syrian Arab Rep.||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.3%||39|
|Rwanda||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.3%||36|
|Chad||UNHCR, Government||31 Dec 2017||0.2%||30|
Today, there are 25,000 Ivorian refugees hosted in Ghana, Guinea, Liberia and Togo. Since 2011, UNHCR has facilitated the voluntary return in safety and dignity of over 65,000 Ivorian refugees and and continues to do so.
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.