Syrians in Jordan

Syrians in Jordan include migrants from Syria to Jordan, as well as their descendants. The number of Syrian refugees in Jordan is estimated at around 662,010 people registered as of July 2019,.[2] The number of Syrians (including non-refugees) stands at 1.266 million, according to the 2015 Population and Housing Census .[3]

Syrians in Jordan
Total population
  • 1,400,000 estimated (ِAugust 2015)[1]
  • 662,010 registered (July 2019)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Amman, Zaatari and Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camps
Arabic (Syrian Arabic), Turkish, Kurdish
Islam (mainly Sunni Islam), Christianity and Druze

Syrian refugees in Jordan are formed of various ethnic and religious groups. The majority are Arabs (including Palestinians), Syrian Turkmen and Syrian Kurds.[4]

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  1. ^ ""الغذاء العالمي" يوقف مساعدة لاجئين سوريين في الأردن". Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b (UNHCR), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2019-06-04). "UNHCR Syria Regional Refugee Response". Retrieved 2019-07-18.
  3. ^ "DHS report 2018 - table A.3" (PDF). English. 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  4. ^ Wahby, Sarah; Ahmadzadeh, Hashem; Çorabatır, Metin; Hashem, Leen; Al Husseini, Jalal (2014), Ensuring quality education for you refugees from Syria (12-25 year): a mapping exercise, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford