6 Mar 2023 14:20

Outflow from Ukraine dropped by 21,000 people last week, inflow increased - Ukrainian State Border Guard Service

MOSCOW. March 6 (Interfax) - The outbound flow from Ukraine dropped from 243,000 to 222,000 people in the period from February 25 to March 3, whereas the inbound flow increased from 209,000 to 225,000 people, Ukrainian media outlets said with a reference to information published by the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine on social networks.

According to the service, the number of passenger cars crossing the western border of Ukraine remained at 122,000 in the ninth week of the year, whereas the number of documented vehicles carrying humanitarian cargo increased from 476 to 518.

According to statistics of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as of February 28, a total of 19.080 million people left Ukraine since the beginning of the crisis, including 9.900 million to Poland, 2,852 million to Russia (the data was not updated since October 3), 2.284 million to Hungary, 2.031 million to Romania, 1.214 million to Slovakia, 780,900 to Moldova, and 16,700 to Belarus.

At the same time, according to the UN, 10.635 million people arrived in Ukraine between February 28, 2022, and February 28, 2023 (that does not include information from Hungary, Russia and Belarus).