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Child migrants and refugees (international migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons)

— theme: Labour migration policy
— country: Global
— type: Statistics

In 2017, there were 258 million people worldwide living outside their country of birth; 30 million of them were children. Among the world’s migrants are nearly 20 million refugees – some 10 million of whom are children – who have been forcibly displaced from their own countries. An additional 40 million people in 2017 were internally displaced due to conflict and violence, and estimated 17 million of those were children.

Author/Editor
UNICEF
Publishing Year
2018
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