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Australia and refugees - The numbers

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot says his country will take in thousands of Syrian refugees under a UNHCR programme.

He says it will make Australia the highest per-capita destination for refugees under the scheme.

But how does Australia compare to other countries taking in Syrian refugees across the world? BBC News explains, in one minute.

Produced by: Simeon Paterson, Mohamed Madi

  • 09 Sep 2015
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