UNHCR has a total workforce of some 15,000 individuals, comprising UNHCR staff and affiliate personnel, working in 473 locations across 130 countries.
Since 2011, UNHCR staff has increased by 40% to respond to multiple emergencies across the globe. This corresponds to a 62% growth for international staff and 33% growth for national staff. During the same period, there were 385 conversions of national staff to international professional category, representing more than a third of staff appointed on fixed-term appointments between 2011 and June 2017.
For detailed information on the people working for UNHCR, please read the entire leaflet.