10 Oct 2022 14:52

Ukrainian Border Service updates number of people crossing Ukraine's western borders

MOSCOW. Oct 10 (Interfax) - The number of people leaving Ukraine through its western borders declined by about 6,000 people to 253,000 people between October 1 to 7 compared to the previous week, while the number of those entering Ukraine in this period increased by 28,000 to reach 265,000, Ukrainian media have reported with reference to the State Border Service's social media post.

The number of cars crossing the border grew last week to 133,000 from 123,000, while the number of vehicles carrying humanitarian aid declined to 485 from 490, it said.

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency's reports as of October 4, a total of 13.736 million people have left Ukraine during the time of the crisis, including 6.629 million for Poland, 2.852 million for Russia, 1.511 million for Hungary, 1.247 million people for Romania (as of September 18), over 836,000 for Slovakia, over 644,000 for Moldova, and around 16,700 for Belarus.

At the same time, 6.469 million people entered Ukraine from February 28 to October 4 (without data relevant to Hungary, Russia, and Belarus taken into account), the UN Refugee Agency said.