The UNHCR has released data collected by 44 industrialized countries that provided data on where asylum-seekers are coming from.
The overall number of asylum-seekers to industrialised countries in 2013 was 28% higher than in 2012, this marks the highest total since 2001.
6 of the top 10 refugee-producing nations are experiencing violence: Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Somalia, Iraq and Pakistan.
Reported by Industrialized Nations in 2013
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