More than 30 million are minors, often unaccompanied.
47 million have been internally displaced, 4 million are awaiting the outcome of the asylum application and over 29.5 million are forced to flee outside their own countries.
Two thirds of the people fleeing are from five countries: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. The countries that have received the largest number of refugees are: Turkey, Colombia, Pakistan, Uganda and Germany.
Source: Vatican News