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Iraqi Christians: Quick Facts

Country Overview

Population: 27 million

War’s Toll

Displaced Iraqis are the largest population of displaced persons in the world, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.


A Dwindling Christian Community


Internally Displaced Christians

Most experts believe that fewer than 300,000 Christians remain in Iraq.

Many have taken refuge in the relatively safe north. Generally, the Christians who remain in Iraq are the most vulnerable — the elderly and the poor.


Iraqi Christian Refugees