A fifth of Russians (22%) said that they would like to go abroad for permanent residence, 77% – that they would not like to. The share of those expressing a desire to leave has increased over the past few years – back in 2017, it was 15%. In 2021, this indicator reached the level of 2011-2013.

Emigration attitudes

This survey took place between December 13–19, 2018 and was conducted throughout all of Russia in both urban and rural settings. The survey was carried out among 1600 people over the age of 18 in 136 localities of 52 of the country’s regions. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The […]