United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Statistics

The authoritative site on refugees and asylum seekers worldwide, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

Resources include: UNHCR Statistical Online Population Database, an archive of all statistical reports, UNHCR Statistical Yearbooks, in addition to quarterly trends.

Spatial Coverage: 

Formats include MS Excel and Adobe PDF

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.