Only 0.24% of the United Kingdom population are refugees, asylum seekers or stateless people - that is 168,978 people, around the population of Rochdale in greater Manchester.
The report also showed that, worldwide, most refugees-84 per cent-were in developing or middle-income countries at the end of 2016. About 3.3 million people were displaced, with 737,400 being externally displaced.
Data show that the Syrian conflict has generated the largest numbers of displaced people worldwide, with 12 million people, or almost two-thirds of the population, either internally displaced or living as refugees, mainly in five neighboring countries - Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt.
The main country of origin for refugees in 2016 was Syria, accounting for 5.5 million refugees.
But UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said it was still a disheartening failure of worldwide diplomacy.
The ongoing conflict in South Sudan has caused massive displacement, extensive violence along ethnic lines, dire food shortages and unimaginable levels of suffering among South Sudanese people, particularly women and children, Bibeau said.
For the third consecutive year, Turkey hosted the largest number of refugees worldwide, with 2.9 million people. South Sudan, with a little over a quarter, has the next-biggest proportion - and fastest growing displaced population overall, the agency said.
Since then, almost two million people have fled fighting that the United Nations has said amounts in some areas to ethnic cleansing.
At a meeting held after the rally, Chief Mission of UNHCR India Yasuko Shimizu said that despite the growth in the anti-refugee rhetoric in many parts of the world, the "hope and resilience" of those forced to flee their homes were matched with "support and assistance" across the world from peoples, organisations and governments. "Now, the authorities have a greater responsibility because they are in charge of this country and it is under their leadership that we must seek security", Grandi said.
About half of the refugee population last year were children younger than 18 years of age, according the report.
"The richest and most stable countries from Europe to the USA do their uttermost to keep refugees away".
Monday's report also pointed out that, despite huge focus on Europe's migrant crisis, it is poorer countries that host most of the world's refugees.
"This equates to one person becoming displaced every three seconds - less than the time it takes to read this sentence", UNHCR pointed out in a statement.
Tragically, 75,000 asylum claims were received from children travelling alone or separated from their parents, among them youngsters like Tareq, 16, who dodged armed combatants to walk out of Syria into neighbouring Turkey.
As she left St Clement's Church following a visit lasting less than an hour, the PM faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" . Angry protesters chanting "We want justice" stormed their way into the Kensington and Chelsea town hall on Friday.
The Twitter attacks came as Vice-President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. Right-wing media backers of Trump have been preparing the ground for Trump to fire Rosenstein, Mueller or both.
He added that Zille had referred to the wrong chapter of the party constitution, which dealt with suspension of membership. Reasons stated by Maimane for the party's federal executive to suspend Zille was not the full story, she said.
After finishing with an assist in the Confederations Cup Group A game, he was expected to give an interview after the match. He attracted headlines last week after being accused by a Spanish prosecutor of defrauding the country's tax authorities.
Around 100 people got together inside the Capitol rotunda to hear to speeches about how Islamic law is a threat to democracy. The rally began around 10 am and saw heated moments between Anti-Sharia law proponents and Anti-Trump counter protesters.
Death toll expected to rise, with firefighters battling at least 60 forest fires that started in Pedrogao Grande area. A local resident Isabel Brandao told The Associated Press: "Yesterday we saw the fire but thought it was very far.
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In any case, Trump's tweet does appear to be a criticism of his deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein . Trump slammed the "made up" and "phony" story about the Trump campaign's collusion with the Russians .
But, after the news came out, there was speculation that Trump could be planning to fire Mueller from his post as special counsel. The Trump administration has been embroiled in an investigation into alleged Russian interference into the 2016 USA election.
The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, although it said it wasn't anything serious. El Tri would find their last-gasp equalizer from the head of Hector Moreno to force Portugal to split points on the day.
With their support, May can make up for her own party's shortfall by striking a so-called " confidence and supply " deal. A poll released last summer has shown 70% of people in Northern Ireland support same-sex marriage.
Wife of Nik Wallenda hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls
Thursday morning's performance comes on the fifth anniversary of Nik Wallenda's televised high-wire walk over Niagara Falls . The helicopter took off at 8:30 a.m. from the roof of the Seneca Niagara Casino parking garage and returned by 8:50 a.m.
Best Tweets: Fans in shock as Jackie Chan leads Le Mans
There was no stopping Porsche as Bernhard clocked up a third win, while Bamber secured his second and it was a first for Hartley . There had been four other high-profile failures going back to 1994 at that point but this year's was particularly harsh.
Hot and humid in Houston thru at least Tuesday
That front will stall to our east and start to wash out along the coast by Tuesday , so a shower or storm will still be possible. The big weather story is the major cool down for today after a week straight of highs in the 90s, today we'll be in the low 80s.
Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
In a pop star gut punch heard 'round the world, Taylor Swift did her best to overshadow Katy Perry's release of Witness tonight. Only Apple Music was allowed to stream the music when it chose to pay royalties to artists during a free three-month trial.
Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial
She claimed she was then jolted awake and felt Cosby's hand groping her breast under her shirt, then groping her genitals. Cosby would retaliate and try to hurt me, that he would try to hurt me and my family in some way", Constand said.
Juneteenth celebrated all over Houston area
Juneteenth marks the day General Gordon Granger gave the news of freedom to slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865 in Galveston. When the slaves were freed, in 1865, they held rodeos, went fishing, had barbecues, payed baseball.
Spanish bullfighter dies after being gored
The bullfighter caught his feet in his cloak while attempting a turn created to distract the specially-bred fighting animal. Around 1,000 bulls a year are killed in this way in France every year. 'We just do not know how it could have happened'.