German inhabitants hits a document 84 million as a result of Ukraine refugees

The inflow of Ukrainian refugees to Germany has pushed the nation’s inhabitants to a brand new all-time excessive of greater than 84 million, the German Federal Statistical Workplace stated on Tuesday.

By the top of June, the nation’s inhabitants elevated by 843,000 folks, or 1%, in comparison with the top of 2021.

As compared, the inhabitants grew by 82,000 folks, or 0.1%, in your entire yr of 2021.

Round 750,000 Ukrainian refugees got here to Germany in search of security from the Russian invasion within the first half of 2022.

Most of them have been feminine, the statistical workplace reported, saying that by the top of June 501,000 extra Ukrainian girls and ladies have been dwelling in Germany than on the finish of 2021, whereas the variety of Ukrainian males and boys elevated by 248,000.

Germany skilled inhabitants will increase of this magnitude earlier than — each immigration-related — in 1992 and 2015.

In 1992, shortly after the autumn of communism and Germany’s reunification, about 700,000 folks arrived, fleeing the warfare in Yugoslavia, and coming from Japanese Europe following the opening of the borders there.

In 2015, virtually 1 million migrants got here from war-torn international locations like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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