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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
316,415
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2019) JSON 
567,802
Last updated 31 Oct 2020
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
44,199
Last updated 01 Jan 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 Jan 2021
  34.6%
15,299
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  32.9%
14,536
Eritrea UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  12.3%
5,432
Palestine UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  8.6%
3,823
Somalia UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  5.8%
2,581
Ethiopia UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  2.5%
1,085
Iraq UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  2.1%
936
South Sudan UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  0.7%
296
Others UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  0.3%
123
Yemen UNHCR 1 Jan 2021
  0.2%
88


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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet November 2020

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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet October 2020

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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet September 2020

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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet August 2020

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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet July 2020

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    MMC - Southbound Mixed Movement to Niger: An analysis of changing dynamics and policy responses

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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #86

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    Libya/Niger situation: RST statistical update #73

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