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Afghan Returnees From Iran Hit Record High

Afghan Returnees From Iran Hit Record High
Afghan Returnees From Iran Hit Record High

The number of Afghan migrants returning home from Iran hit an unprecedented high of 800,109 during the first 11 months of 2020. 
According to a report by Fars News Agency quoting the International Organization for Migration, Iran hosted 2.7 million international migrants last year, of which 2.3 million were from Afghanistan, 84,100 from Iraq and 27,900 were from Pakistan. 
In 1990, 4.3 million international migrants lived in Iran, which figure was on the decline up to 2000. In the following years, the figure remained almost unchanged. 
Estimates put the population of undocumented migrants in Iran at 979,000.

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