100 million individuals have been forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations. We are now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record.
In the first months of 2022, more than 100 million individuals were displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations. This accounts for an increase of 10.7 million people displaced from the end of the previous year. In a matter of a few months, the world’s forcibly displaced population reached the highest ever on record. This includes:
Although the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the rate of new displacement in 2021, new asylum claims still remain high. In the first half of 2021, asylum-seekers submitted 300,000 new claims.
More than the entire population of Germany.
of people displaced across borders come from just five countries: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar.
General Trends for 2021:
Primary, Secondary and Higher Education:
The COVID-19 pandemic affected 1.5 billion students around the world.