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Emily Irion
Internally displaced worldwide, 2008-2021

More people are internally displaced worldwide than ever before, a record 59.1 million.

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▪️ The following data is based on the recent report released in May 2022 by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

▪️Internal displacement refers to the forced movement of people within their country.

▪️ Conflict, violence, and disasters triggered 38 million internal displacements across 141 countries and territories in 2021, the second highest annual figure in a decade after 2020's record-breaking year for disaster displacement.

▪️ Conflict and violence triggered 14.4 million movements, an increase of almost 50 percent from the year before.

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Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

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