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Principal Sources of Refugees, 2006

These countries have generated the greatest number of refugees and asylum seekers. It does not include persons granted permanent status in other countries.

Country Number
Afghanistan 3,260,300
Former Palestine 3,036,400
Iraq 1,687,800
Myanmar 693,300
Sudan 648,000
Columbia 453,300
Congo-Kinshasa 413,300
Somalia 410,300
Burundi 393,700
Vietnam 308,000
Eritrea 255,400
Angola 195,000
China 158,700
Liberia 141,100
Bhutan 119,100
Morocco 116,800
Sri Lanka 108,900
Nepal 102,500
Rwanda 92,100
Chad 84,800
Ethiopia 77,800
Central African Republic 73,000
Philippines 69,400
Croatia 57,300
Source: World Refugee Survey, 2007, U.S. Committee on Refugees.

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