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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
245,483
Last updated 28 Feb 2021
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2021) JSON 
623,219
Last updated 28 Feb 2021
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
42,769
Last updated 01 Jun 2021
Source - UNHCR 
* UNHCR is currently registering individuals of the following nationalities: Iraqi, Syrian, Palestinian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Yemeni
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Sudan UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  36.8%
15,735
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  33.9%
14,518
Eritrea UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  11.6%
4,950
Palestine UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  7.1%
3,021
Somalia UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  5.1%
2,197
Ethiopia UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  2.3%
1,002
Iraq UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  1.9%
815
South Sudan UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  0.7%
298
Not Specified UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  0.3%
128
Yemen UNHCR 1 Jun 2021
  0.2%
105


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