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Numbers and significant data from the Venezuelan crisis
As we have seen the Bolivarian revolution has significantly impacted Venezuela, the South American continent, and global migration. Let’s look at the data now. This crisis has been defined by the UN Refugee Agency as the largest case of displacement in Latin America’s recent history for its impact and numbers. According to the UNHCR’s internal displacement monitoring center, in 2019, there were 4.5 million displaced Venezuelans. In 2020, this number reached 5.4 million people. Of the 2019 Venezuelan displaced people, over 93,000 were refugees, over 790,000 were asylum-seekers, and 3.6 million were displaced abroad. This place is Venezuela second only to the Syrian Arab Republic, which recorded 6.6 million refugees in 2019.
Of those who fled Venezuela, 85% are currently hosted in a developing country, mostly Colombia. The remaining 15% are hosted in developed countries such as in order US, Spain, Portugal, and Canada. Additionally 73% of Venezuelans who left the country between 2014 and 2019, are currently stationed in neighboring countries. Colombia hosts the majority followed by Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina. To frame the scale of the situation, in 2019, Columbia was reported second hosting country in the world, second only to Turkey. Now go to the next step and test your understanding of this case study on Venezuela.
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