Immigration from Ukraine to Israel in 2017 rose 20%

In 2017, arrived in Israel 7 161 Ukrainian, among them new immigrants and returning residents. Thus, the rate of growth in the number of new citizens from Ukraine to Israel increased by nearly 20% compared with the year 2016 (then went 5 994 people). This is stated in the final report for the number of new immigrants and returning residents who arrived in Israel last year, published by the Department of the Ministry of aliyah and integration, reports “channel 9”.

According to the report, in 2017, arrived in Israel 200 people 34: 28 600 new immigrants and returning 5 600 Israelis. The rate of growth in the number of new citizens in 2017 in General grew by 5% compared with the year 2016.

Indicates that most people – 7 188 people – came from Russia (in 2016 – 7 192). On the second place on number of immigrants – Ukraine (7 161 last year – 5 994). From France came 3 389 persons (last year – 4 802), United States — 2 929 people (last year – 3 150).

According to the report, 5 thousand immigrants are specialists in the field of trade and services, 1 953 – experts in the field of social Sciences, 1 293 – teachers, 1 279 – accountants and lawyers. 1 291 immigrant has no specialty, and 1 682 person – work experience.

We will remind, in 2016 immigrated to Israel 26.9 thousand people, and in 2015 — 31 thousand