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The proportion of migrants to the total number of the population of Russia is around eight percent. This was stated by head of the laboratory of quantitative methods for the study of regional development of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Elena Egorova, reports RIA Novosti.
According to the UN and the world Bank, the first in the world in the number of migrants is the USA, where they are home to more than 50 million people. In second place, Saudi – more than 37 million. Russia is in third place with Germany: about 12 million migrants.
But in percentage terms the situation is changing. The first three places in this parameter is UAE, Kuwait and Qatar: 88, 75 and 65 percent, respectively. In Russia the proportion of migrants is slightly more than eight percent. It is noted that according to Rosstat at the beginning of 2019 in Russia there 146,8 million.
Previously, Elena Yegorova said that in 2019, Russia will host a record number of labour migrants. Among the reasons for the increasing number of labour migrants, the expert called as a transition to new forms of statistical reporting, and the possibility of migrants with provisional registration.
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