Demographic of Refugees
- About 56% of the refugees in the camps often live four to six people per housing unit
- 67% of Syrian refugees referred to the U.S. by the U.N. have been children under the age of 12 and women.
- less than 5% of the Iraqi population are Christians, but they make up 40% of refugees living in nearby countries.
- Sunni Muslims make up approx. 74% of the Syrian population.
- Syrian refugee camps are 51.2% male, and 48.8% female, with a majority being in the 18-59 age range.
- An estimated 11 million Syrian have fled their homes since the outbreak of the war in 2011.
- Turkey is the largest host country of registered refugees, with almost 3,000,000 refugee.