Data Visualization: Refugee Populations

This infographic by Visual.ly user aime visualizes the most populous countries where refugees come from and flee to. As the Infographic demonstrates, the DRC has the second-largest population of refugees leaving the country in Africa, with 455,852 in 2009.

Although there is no correlation in this data map, notice that the United States is the largest host country for refugees in the Americas with 275,461 — although not the largest host country in the world. The U.S. was in fact beaten in this regard by Chad (338,495), Kenya (358,928), Jordan (450,756), Germany (593,799), Syria (1,054,466), Iran (1,070,488) and Pakistan (1,740,711).

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