How Big The Refugee Crisis Has Grown Since 2011

This GIF shows just how much the number of refugees seeking shelter and asylum in Europe and the Middle East has grown since 2011, when the Syrian civil war broke out.

The red dots show the surge of Syrian refugees into neighboring countries since 2011. The blue dots represent the total number of refugees and migrants that have attempted to enter Europe through the Mediterranean or the Balkans during that same time.

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