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Refugees & Asylum Seekers in the Southern African Region JSON 
1,064,884
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees & Asylum Seekers JSON 
Age & Gender
Source - UNHCR, Government
Refugees & Asylum Seekers JSON 
Arrival Trends
Refugees & Ayslum Seekers JSON 
Breakdown by Country
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Angola UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  5.3%
55,976
Botswana UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.1%
1,049
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  49.6%
527,114
Eswatini UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.2%
2,038
Lesotho UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.0%
431
Madagascar UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.0%
312
Malawi UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  4.4%
47,234
Mauritius UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.0%
22
Mozambique UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  2.5%
26,585
Namibia UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  0.5%
5,641
Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  3.8%
40,504
South Africa UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  25.1%
266,694
Zambia UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  6.5%
68,620
Zimbabwe UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2020
  2.0%
21,042

IDP in Southern African Region JSON 
6,445,709
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - UNHCR, IOM, Government 
IDP JSON 
Breakdown by Country
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, IOM, Government 31 Oct 2020
  85.4%
5,502,059
Mozambique UNHCR 31 Oct 2020
  5.7%
369,220
Republic of the Congo 31 Oct 2020
  4.7%
304,430
Zimbabwe 31 Oct 2020
  4.2%
270,000

Returned IDP JSON 
1,938,223
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - IOM 
Returned IDP JSON 
Breakdown by Country
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo IOM 31 Oct 2020
  100.0%
1,938,223

Returnees JSON 
23,248
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - UNHCR, Government 
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