Every year, around 1 million Ukrainians emigrating from the country

Ukrainians actively go to Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic.

Щороку близько 1 млн українців емігрують з країни

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine concerned about the situation of emigration. Pavlo Klimkin believes a disaster is the fact that every year our country leaving nearly a million citizens, informs Rus.Media.

According to state statistics the number of citizens who moved from Ukraine to 2018 amounted to 224414 persons in 2017 430290, in 2016 – 246188, 2015 – 519045, 2014 – 519914.

Ukrainians are more willing to go to neighboring countries: Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany. Just outside the country are officially employed more than 5 million citizens of Ukraine, it is assumed that another 3-4 million are working illegally.

According to the Minister of foreign Affairs, Poland is now almost half a million Ukrainians. In April 2018 it was noted that about 3 million Ukrainians living in Russia.

“Every year, the Consulate of Ukraine in other States, the Ukrainians issued 70000 biometric passports”, – adds the Director of the consular Department of the Ministry Andrey Sibiga. According to him, in 2019 is expected to increase this figure to 100,000.