Uzbekistan – first in number of labor migrants in Russia

Most labor migrants who entered Russia since the beginning of 2018 came from Uzbekistan, Uzbek media reported. From January to September 2018, more than 3.4 million citizens of Uzbekistan entered Russia, including 1,573,791 people for working purposes. Uzbekistan is followed by Tajikistan, from where 1,745,554 people came to Russia, including 790,116 people for working purposes.

Ukraine ranks third (347,272 people entered Russia for employment), and Kyrgyzstan ranks fourth (247,658 people). (Read more….)