740 Ukrainians found refuge in Latvia in February

In February 2023, 740 more Ukrainians found refuge in Latvia according to Eurostat data published April 17.

Among the EU members for which data are available, Germany granted the highest number of temporary protection statuses to Ukrainians fleeing the war in Ukraine (25 125) as a consequence of Russia’s invasion. Germany was followed by Poland (24 905) ahead of Czechia (9 775) and Romania (7 920).

Compared with January 2023, the number of decisions granting temporary protection to Ukrainians in February fell in 19 of the 26 EU members with available data. The largest decreases were observed in Poland (-3 540 compared with January 2023), followed by Germany (-3 080), Czechia (-2 630) and Romania (-1 035). Meanwhile, Ireland (+540) and Finland (+520) recorded the most significant increases.

In January 2023 Latvia granted refuge to 590 Ukrainians. In total just over 39,000 Ukrainians have found refuge in Latvia since the start of Russia's invasion, according to Eurostat's figures.

Ukrainian refugees arriving in Latvia
Ukrainian refugees arriving in Latvia

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