Refugees in Indonesia

Although Indonesia has not ratified the 1951 Refugee Convention on Refugees, the country has a long tradition of hosting refugees and people in need of international protection.

Today, there are some 12,295 refugees registered with the UNHCR office in Indonesia.


29% of the total number of people registered in UNHCR are children

227children came alone or separated from their families

At the end of December 2023, most refugees in Indonesia came from Afghanistan (48%), Somalia (16%) and Myanmar (9%)

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