Immigrant arrivals in Germany: Record rise in numbers

Berlin: German authorities have said that since February 24 this year, the country’s population has reached its highest level this year due to the large number of refugees entering Germany from Ukraine.

A spokesman for Germany’s Federal Statistics Office has said that the influx of Ukrainians fleeing the war has led to a huge increase in immigration, similar to 1992 and 2015.

of schengen visa According to the report Figures show that in the first half of 2022, the number of inhabitants in Germany exceeded 84 million for the first time.

The statistics agency explained that the population should increase by 82,000 people or 0.1 percent compared to the end of 2021, and that the majority of refugees from Ukraine are women and children.

Statistics show that at the end of June 2022, the number of Ukrainian women and girls living in Germany increased by 501,000 compared to the end of 2021, and the number of Ukrainian men and boys increased by 248,000, which means that in the first half of 2022 About 750,000 Ukrainians were living in Germany.

The statistics office stressed that not since 1992, when borders in Eastern Europe opened and the war in Yugoslavia broke out, and since 2015, when migrants moved to Germany, has such a large population increase been recorded.

It is also generally believed that Poland, like Germany, has experienced significant population growth as the country has registered the highest number of Ukrainian refugees among other EU countries.

Statistics show that as of September 12, 2022, about 1.4 million refugees from Ukraine registered for temporary protection in Poland.

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