Scale of Global Forced Displacement:
79.5 million forcibly displaced people*
- 26.0 million refugees
- 45.7 million internally displaced persons
- 4.2 million asylum seekers
- 3.6 million Venezuelans displaced abroad
To enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people.
Forcibly displaced populations including refugees, internally displaced persons, stateless people, asylum seekers, and host populations.
Collection, analysis, and dissemination of primary socioeconomic microdata that enables policy making and programming, through implementation principles of partnerships and innovation.
We are working on:
The JDC is hosting its 2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement on May 28-29, 2021 in Bogotá, Colombia, in partnership with the School of Economics at Universidad de los Andes.
Read how open data can drive evidence-based responses to support refugees and their hosts. Blog by Björn Gillsäter, Head of the JDC
The JDC’s first Quarterly Digest reviews academic papers that examine the long-term impact of historical episodes of large scale forced displacement.
The Government of Denmark represented by Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
European Union represented by the EU Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
The U.S. Government represented by U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM).