“Levada-center” reported on the decrease in the proportion wishing to emigrate

The number of Russians wishing to emigrate, in recent years has decreased. Now to leave the country want 15%, while in 2016 this desire claimed 19 percent, and in 2013 — 22 per cent. This is evidenced by the data of the survey “Levada-center”, which on Monday, June 19, publishes “Interfax”.

The majority of respondents (79 percent) would not want to live permanently in another country. Another seven percent were undecided.

While one percent of respondents already prepares documents for travel, two percent took a firm decision to emigrate, seven percent are considering the opportunities and 16 “sometimes thinking on it.”

The desire to leave for permanent residence (permanent residence) to another will often say citizens aged 18-24 years (32%). In the other age groups of potential immigrants is much smaller.

The survey “Levada-center” was held from 19 to 22 may. It was attended by 1,600 people in 48 regions of the country.

According to the “Levada-center”, in July 2016 to emigrate outside the former Soviet Union wanted almost every fifth Russian (19%). At the same time, rather do not want to leave Russia 28 percent of the citizens definitely did not want to leave the country even 47 percent.

I never thought about leaving to relocate to another country, 73 per cent of respondents, sometimes thinking about this 16 per cent, seven per cent are considering to do this. One percent of respondents already collect documents on the road or made a firm decision to leave the country.