27 Feb 2023 12:53

Ukrainian State Border Service presents statistical data on border crossings

MOSCOW. Feb 27 (Interfax) - The net outflow from Ukraine last week rose to 34,000 people from 14,000 a week earlier, Ukrainian media reported, citing information from the State Border Service on social media.

According to the statistical data of the service, between February 18 and February 24, the flow of people leaving Ukraine increased from 225,000 to 243,000, while the number of those entering the country went down from 211,000 to 209,000.

The number of cars crossing the western Ukrainian border in the eighth week of the year rose from 118,000 to 123,000, while the number of vehicles with humanitarian cargo went up from 452 to 476, the service said.

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, as of February 21, 18.844 million people have left Ukraine since the beginning of the crisis, including 9.752 million people to Poland, 2.852 million to Russia (data as of October 3), 2.251 million to Hungary, 1.999 million to Romania, 1.197 million to Slovakia, 775,800 to Moldova and 16,700 to Belarus.

At the same time, according to the UN, from February 28, 2022 to February 21, 2023, 10.439 million people entered Ukraine (excluding the data of Hungary, Russia and Belarus).