Children made up 51% of the worlds’ refugees in 2015. These statistics are from the United Nations High Commission for Refugee’s report for 2017.
There are 65.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.
Refugees number 22.5 million. There are over 30 Million people who are internally displaced within their country of origin,
10 Million people are stateless people, and only 189,300 people have been resettled in a safe country.
Over half the refugees come from just three countries, Syria, Afghanistan and South Sudan. Since this report was prepared there has been an exodus of approx. 450,000 Rohingya from Myanmar across the border into Bangladesh.
More on this report can be accessed on this sites Links page under the Refugee Council of Australia’s link