Ukrainians received the most first residence permits in EU in 2017, Eurostat reports.

Monday, October 29, 2018
Ukrainians received the most first residence permits in EU in 2017, Eurostat reports.

Ukrainians received the most first residence permits in EU in 2017, Eurostat reports. Of the 661,874 permits granted to Ukrainians granted, 88% were for Poland. Of all EU permits to Ukrainians, 88% were for work. Confirming Ukraine’s emergence as the regional supplier of labor, Ukrainians were the top nationals receiving residency permits last year in: Czech Republic – 18,887; Hungary – 7,808; Lithuania – 4,725; Slovakia – 4,268; and Estonia – 1,336. In Latvia, Ukrainians – 1,528 — came in closely behind Russians – 1,628 — for first place.

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