Iraq — IDP Locations and Populations (May 2017)
Ninewa governorate hosts the largest IDP population (21% or 626,766 individuals) and reports a very high rate of intra-governorate displacement, with 97% of IDPs originally from the same governorate. Dahuk governorate hosts the second largest IDP population (13% or 388,170 individuals), of whom 99% are from Ninewa governorate. Kirkuk governorate hosts the third largest displaced population (12% or 362,256 individuals). IDPs in Kirkuk are mainly from Salah al-Din (22%), Anbar (14%), and from within Kirkuk governorate (52%). Erbil governorate hosts the fourth largest IDP population (11% or 346,086 individuals). The majority of this population is originally from Ninewa governorate (46%), while a smaller portion (38%) are from Anbar governorate.