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IDPs

People in Need JSON 
24,100,000
Last updated 19 Feb 2019
Source - Humanitarian Needs Overview 
IDPs in Yemen JSON 
4,002,012
Last updated 31 Dec 2020
Source - TFPM 
IDP Returnees in Yemen JSON 
1,280,562
Last updated 21 Aug 2019
Source - TFPM 
Refugees and Asylum seekers in Yemen JSON 
140,146
Last updated 31 May 2021
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees and Asylum seekers by Country of Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Somalia UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  80.6%
113,020
Ethiopia UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  11.6%
16,193
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  2.9%
4,027
Iraq UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  2.4%
3,391
Eritrea UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  1.3%
1,828
State of Palestine UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  0.7%
934
Sudan UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  0.4%
626
Others UNHCR, Government 31 May 2021
  0.1%
127


Refugees and Asylum seekers by Age and Gender JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government
Refugees and Asylum seekers by Governorate JSON  .CSV 
Location name Source Data date Population
Abyan UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.0%
50
Aden UNHCR 31 May 2021
  44.8%
62,785
Al Bayda UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.2%
243
Al Dhale'e UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.1%
100
Al Hudaydah UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.3%
462
Al Jawf UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.0%
31
Al Maharah UNHCR 31 May 2021
  2.4%
3,418
Al Mahwit UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.0%
10
Amanat Al Asimah UNHCR 31 May 2021
  33.1%
46,413
Amran UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.0%
39
Dhamar UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.2%
228
Hadramaut UNHCR 31 May 2021
  9.3%
13,006
Hajjah UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.0%
14
Ibb UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.2%
247
Lahj UNHCR 31 May 2021
  6.9%
9,659
Marib UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.1%
105
Sa'ada UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.1%
103
Shabwah UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.2%
298
Taizz UNHCR 31 May 2021
  1.6%
2,254
Sana'a UNHCR 31 May 2021
  0.5%
681

Assisted Spontaneous Returns per Month JSON 

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Funding Information (2021)
$271,000,000
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 2 July 2021 (21 days ago)


IDPs by Governorate JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Abyan TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  0.9%
36,035
Aden TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  2.2%
89,992
Al Bayda TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  1.3%
53,523
Al Dhale'e TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  4.0%
161,978
Al Hudaydah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  10.6%
425,059
Al Jawf TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  3.1%
125,346
Al Maharah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  0.2%
9,144
Al Mahwit TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  1.0%
40,127
Amanat Al Asimah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  6.2%
248,967
Amran TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  6.4%
254,231
Dhamar TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  4.7%
188,166
Hadramaut TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  0.6%
24,999
Hajjah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  14.1%
563,458
Ibb TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  5.6%
225,627
Lahj TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  1.6%
64,841
Marib TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  20.1%
806,128
Raymah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  1.5%
58,314
Sa'ada TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  2.6%
103,891
Shabwah TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  0.7%
28,302
Taizz TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  9.9%
397,700
Sana'a TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  2.4%
96,026
Socotra TFPM 31 Dec 2020
  0.0%
158

The age and gender breakdown of IDPs are as follows: 21% are men, 23% are women, 28% are boys and 27% are girls. Age and gender breakdown of IDPs per area is based on the Central Statistical Office of Yemen (CSO) projected numbers for 2018.
IDP Returnees by Governorate JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Abyan TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.9%
11,496
Aden TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  23.4%
299,412
Al Bayda TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  1.0%
13,008
Al Dhale'e TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  2.6%
33,792
Al Hudaydah TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  1.9%
24,660
Al Jawf TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  4.5%
57,066
Al Maharah TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  2.1%
26,556
Al Mahwit TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.3%
3,240
Amanat Al Asimah TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  13.8%
176,448
Amran TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  3.1%
40,068
Dhamar TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.8%
9,660
Hadramaut TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  2.8%
35,934
Hajjah TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  4.8%
61,116
Ibb TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.5%
6,426
Lahj TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  6.2%
79,470
Marib TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  2.3%
29,292
Sa'ada TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  10.6%
135,636
Shabwah TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  6.2%
80,016
Taizz TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  11.6%
148,326
Sana'a TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.4%
5,136
Socotra TFPM 21 Aug 2019
  0.3%
3,804

Number of IDPs since May 2015 JSON 
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