Largest refugee-hosting countries are not western nations but Turkey and Pakistan
The 2018 UN Refugee Agency report revealed that Turkey hosted the largest refugee population, with 3.7 million, followed by Pakistan with 1.4 million refugees.
You would be surprised to know that the largest refugee-hosting countries in 2018 were not western nations, but in fact, they were Turkey and Pakistan.
The 2018 UN Refugee Agency report revealed that Turkey was the country hosting the largest refugee population, with 3.7 million at the end of 2018, up from 3.5 million in December 2017.
For the fifth consecutive year, Turkey hosted the largest number of refugees worldwide, with 3.7 million people – UN Report.
The report further said, at the end of 2018, Pakistan hosted the second-largest refugee population with 1.4 million refugees. The refugee population in Pakistan continued to be almost exclusively from Afghanistan.
Major Host Countries of Refugees
According to the UN Refugee Agency report, 2.4 million Afghan refugees are displaced in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan, where the displacement situation has lasted for 40 years.
Displacement of Refugees
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