The Visual Du Jour – Refugees

Via the Guardian, do go check out this interactive map.

Where refugees come from:

Refugee statistics mapped

Where they go:

Refugee statistics mapped 2

It is often assumed that refugees come from the periphery and migrate to the core. In reality, of the roughly 43 million refugees, 27 million are internally displaced persons (a rising number). And the number one place for refugees is Afghanistan. A large number of refugees are usually located in countries neighboring their country of origin, meaning, a lot of refugees move from the periphery to the periphery.

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