Democratic Republic of the Congo: Monthly Statistics of Refugees and Asylum Seekers (as of 30 September 2022)

The refugee population in the DRC has slightly increased from 518,899 to 521,512, an increased of 0.50%, mainly due to updated data, especially for South Sudanese refugees.The number of asylum seekers decreased from 2,183 to 1,291 or 41% owing to the refugee status recognition of Burundians by the eligibility commission. Some 520 people were assisted to repatriate to Rwanda; 2,484 Congolese (ex-refugees) also returned to the DRC.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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