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Refugees in Senegal

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All refugees JSON 
14,695
Last updated 09 Oct 2018
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Mauritania UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2018
  93.8%
13,779
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 9 Oct 2018
  2.2%
320
Rwanda UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  1.9%
274
Others UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.5%
79
Liberia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.4%
61
Burundi UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.4%
60
Gambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.4%
53
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.3%
39
Dem. Rep. of the Congo UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  0.2%
30


Asylum seekers JSON 
3,450
Last updated 30 Sep 2018
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Facilitated voluntary refugee repatriations since 2016 JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 9 Oct 2018
  50.6%
43
Gambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  31.8%
27
Afghanistan UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  10.6%
9
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  7.1%
6


Facilitated voluntary repatriations of asylum seekers since 2017 JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  70.3%
26
Gambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  29.7%
11


Spontaneous refugee returns since 2017 JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Gambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  100.0%
4


Spontaneous asylum seeker returns since 2017 JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Turkey UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  66.7%
24
Gambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2018
  33.3%
12


Naturalized refugees since 2017 JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Mauritania UNHCR 30 Sep 2018
  100.0%
5


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    RMMS: West Africa Monthly Mixed Migration Summary May 2017

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    UNHCR: Senegalese refugees in the Gambia and Guinea Bissau

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    UNHCR: Mauritanian refugees in Senegal and Mali

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    OCHA Sénégal: Présence humanitaire dans la Zone Sud

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    • Senegal - 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.

    • Senegal - Asylum and Migration in West Africa

      Mixed movements refer to complex population flows: people using the same routes and modes of transportation to travel, but moving for different reasons, and with different needs. In these flows, refugees move alongside people fleeing financial hardship. West Africa is a place of complex mixed movements, inside the region or from the region to other parts of the world, such as Europe through the Central Mediterranean route.

    • Senegal - 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.


    Mauritanian refugee demography JSON 
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      Senegal
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Dakar
    Languages
    fr
    Population
    13,508,715
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    Gini index
    39.2
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