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According to the data of 2015:
> 31 million children live outside their country of birth, including million child refugees and asylum-seekers.
> In 2015, just two countries – the – accounted for nearly half of all child refugees under UNHCR’s mandate; about three-quarters of all child refugees under UNHCR’s mandate came from only 10 countries.
> Today, nearly 1 in every children in the world is a child refugee. Between 2005 and 2015, the number of child refugees under the UNHCR’s mandate more than doubled. During the same period, the total number of all child migrants rose by 21 per cent.
> Approximately million child refugees are hosted across the world, primarily within the regions where they were born.
> Overall, the refugee population is much younger than the migrant population. While a clear majority of the world’s migrants are adults, children now comprise of all refugees.
> The 10 countries hosting the largest numbers of refugees are all in Asia and Africa, with hosting by far the largest total number of refugees under UNHCR’s mandate.
By the end of 2015, some million people were displaced by violence and conflict within their own countries; an estimated million of them were children.
> By the end of 2015, million people were internally displaced by violence and conflict across Asia, a staggering 47 per cent of the global total for similar internal displacements.
> Together, the Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq and Yemen accounted for nearly of the world’s total of conflict-induced internal displacements by the end of 2015.
> There were million people internally displaced by violence and conflict across Africa in 2015.
Globally, out of every five international child migrants live in Asia or Africa.
> Today, 1 in every children worldwide lives outside their country of birth. Like adults, most children who move migrate primarily within their own geographical region.
> Half of all the world’s child migrants live in just countries, led by the United States of America, which is home to 3.7 million child migrants.