African migration in figures

  • 19.3m: estimated number of international migrants in Africa in 2010
  • 11.1m: estimated number of people displaced within their own country in Africa, end of 2010
  • 2.3m: estimated number of refugees in Africa, end of 2010
  • 1.9%: international migrants in Africa as a percentage of the total population
  • 46.8%: percentage of international migrants in Africa who are women

Source: International Organization for Migration