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The world Bank recognized refugees 41% of the population of Jordan

According to the world Bank, Jordan ranks second in the world in the percentage of registered refugee population in the country. It is argued that within the territory of the Hashemite Kingdom 2.8 million or 41.2% of the total population. By this measure, Jordan is second only to Pakistan.

While recognized refugees 2.8 million Palestinians, only 140.000 of which do not have Jordanian citizenship. All of them are wards of the UN Agency for Palestine refugees.

Of 700,000 other refugees make up the majority of Syrians registered refugees from that country in Jordan, about 600,000 people. The following are Iraqis, their 30.000. The rest – immigrants from 39 countries.

Note that the Jordanian authorities have disputed this information. According to official information, on the territory of the Kingdom is home to half a million Syrians, and to establish the exact number of descendants of Palestinian refugees is extremely difficult.

The world Bank recognized refugees 41% of the population of Jordan 20.12.2015

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