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Refugees in Ghana

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All refugees JSON 
12,156
Last updated 31 Dec 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
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


Asylum seekers JSON 
1,313
Last updated 31 Dec 2017
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    UNHCR: Durable solutions - Ghanaian refugees in Togo: Q1 2017

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    UNHCR: Durable solutions - Ivorian Refugees: Q1 2017

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    UNHCR: Durable solutions - Togolese refugees in Ghana: Q1 2017

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    Krisan Camp Briefing Notes March 2017

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    Krisan Camp Briefing Notes March 2017
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    Fetentaa Camp Briefing Notes March 2017

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    Fetentaa Camp Briefing Notes March 2017
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    UNHCR West Africa Funding Update 17 July 2018

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    RMMS West Africa: Mixed Migration in West Africa Data, Routes and Vulnerabilities of People on the move

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    IDMC: Internal displacement in 2017 Highlights document (16 August 2017)

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    RMMS West Africa: Before the desert - Conditions and Risks on Mixed Migration Routes through West Africa

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    UN SC: Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel

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    RMMS: West Africa Monthly Mixed Migration Summary May 2017

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    Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel

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    Rapport du Secrétaire général sur les activités du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel

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    Food Security and Humanitarian Implications in West Africa and the Sahel

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    Impact Evaluations on the Contribution of Food Assistance to Durable Solutions in Protracted Refugee Situations

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    UNHCR’S Strategic Directions 2017–2021

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    UNOWAS E-MAGAZINE ISSUE 2 : “NOT TO TAKE OUR EYES OFF THE BALL” (DEC 2016)

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    UNHCR Global Trends Forced Displacement in 2016

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    UNHCR Age, Gender and Diversity Accountability Report 2016

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    UNOWAS: Statement by Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas

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  •    Situations related to this country
    • Ghana - Voluntary Return of Ivorian Refugees

      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.

    • Ghana - Stateless in West Africa

      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.

    • Ghana - Mixed Migration in West Africa




      Links
    ADRA
    Adventist Development and Relief Agency
    CARITAS
    Caritas-Ghana
    CCG
    Christian Council of Ghana
    Ghana Refugee Board
    Ministry of Interior
    The World Bank
    Data
    UNHCR West Africa
    Facebook page of UNHCR West Africa
      Ghana
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Accra
    Languages
    en
    Population
    27,043,093
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
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    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    N/A
    Gini index
    42.8
    Currency
    GHS
    Literacy rate
    N/A