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English: A world map showing the numbers of asylum seekers by country of origin.
   40000 asylum seekers
   30000 asylum seekers
   20000 asylum seekers
   10000 asylum seekers
   <10000 asylum seekers (or no data)

Colombia is the country of origin of the greatest number of asylum seekers - 43,100 to 44,200. Countries are coloured according to their fraction, X, of this value. A country with value X is coloured rgb(224,224(1-X),224(1-X)), leading to the country with the highest value being coloured bright red, while a country with a value of zero is coloured rgb(224,224,224), the standard Wikipedia grey.

The data come from the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 2009. The specific table can be found here:

Asylum seekers by country of origin (thousands)

iraq is the country of origin of the greatest number of asylum 279,000 externaly and 280,000 + internaly.

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Source Based on File:BlankMap-World6.svg
Author Stephen Morley


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