Visualizing the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Last updated on March 26, 2014

Since the Syrian Uprising in 2011, approximately 2.5 million syrians have left Syria to neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt. With the Syrian population estimating around 22.5 millions, one in ten Syrians is currently a registered refugee in another country.


Refugees By Country

Cumilative Refugee Counts over Time

The interactive figure above visualizes the flow of Syrian refugees over time using data obtained from the UN Refugee Agency. The flow is only shown for countries with available data.

Data Sources

UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency. http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php
The World Bank. Syrian Arab Republic. http://data.worldbank.org/country/syrian-arab-republic