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A record number of migrants will arrive in Russia

A record number of migrants will arrive in Russia
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The Russian government has adjusted the forecast for the rate of migration growth. In 2021 alone, it almost doubled - from 14,3 to 27,3. Also, a record inflow of labor migrants is expected in Russia - about 389 thousand people.

As they write "News”, Calculations on the expected number of migrants were carried out by the experts of the publication, and then confirmed by demographers from the Higher School of Economics and Moscow State University. The Cabinet of Ministers has adjusted the forecast of migration growth only for this year.

More than 400 thousand migrants arrived in Russia in 1996 alone. The current adjusted figure of 389 will be record highs since then. In 2020, the increase was 106 thousand people, in 2022 this figure will be about 212 thousand people. But in seven months of 2021, 161 thousand people have already arrived in Russia. Most are from Tajikistan, Ukraine and Armenia.

Despite the positive migration growth, Russia's population will decline by 1,6 million by 2025. Such data are provided by the government.

 

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