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People continue to leave Venezuela to escape violence, insecurity and threats as well as lack of food, medicine and essential services. With over 4 million Venezuelans now living abroad, the vast majority in countries within Latin America and the Caribbean, this is the largest exodus in the region’s recent history.


Over 4 million

refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide (government figures)



asylum-seekers from Venezuela worldwide (government figures)

As of 9 July 2019

More data on Venezuela from the UNHCR Data Portal

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Which country hosts the most refugees?

4 out of 5 refugees live in countries that border the war they fled. 

These are the countries that have stepped up for those who have lost everything.

Quiz: UNHCR Global Trends

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