Afghan migrants by sex, mid-2020


Globally, an estimated 5.85 million Afghans lived outside their home country as of mid-year 2020. Female migrants accounted for nearly 45 per cent of all Afghan migrants, and this share is lower than the global average of 48 per cent of female international migrants. Conversely, of all migrants residing in Afghanistan as of mid-year 2020, female migrants accounted for nearly 52 per cent (UN DESA, 2020).

Interactive dashboard:
•    Total number of international migrants
•    Total number of international emigrants
•    Share of female migrants in the international migrant stock