Fact sheets

Colombia displacement statistics

posted by Adriaan Alsema

More than 3.8 million Colombians are currently homeless after having been forcibly displaced by violence, according to the United Nations refugee center.

Local NGO CODHES, that has been monitoring displacement in Colombia since 1985, says there are more than 5 million Colombians, more than 10% of the population, who have been displaced since 1985.

Displacement in Colombia since 1985

Displacement per Colombian municipality since 1999

About the author


Adriaan Alsema is the founder and editor-in-chief of Colombia Reports. Born and raised a Dutchman, Adriaan has been living in Colombia since 2008.

User Name: Adriaan Alsema
News in Colombia
Sign up for the free weekly email from Colombia Reports.