Nearly 4 million Ukrainians received temporary protection status in EU — Eurostat
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European Union data shows that as of the end of April, 3.96 million Ukrainians who fled due to the war have been granted temporary protected status in the EU, with the vast majority – 98% – being Ukrainian citizens, according to Eurostat

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The main countries receiving recipients of temporary protection from Ukraine were Germany (1.09 million people, 28% of the total number), Poland (995,035 people, 25%), and the Czech Republic (331,850 people, 8%).

Compared to the end of March 2023, the number of recipients of temporary protection from Ukraine increased in EU countries (+51,010, +1.3%).

The largest growth was observed in Germany (+22,480, +2%), Sweden (+8,640, +35%), and the Czech Republic (+6,605, +2%). The significant increase in Sweden was mainly due to the delay in the extension of the temporary protection status, which ended in March 2023. Because of this, the number of registered recipients of temporary protection at the end of March appeared to be lower than it actually was.

Four countries saw a decrease in the number of persons benefiting from temporary protection: Poland (-4,700, -0.5%), Portugal (-2,520, -4%), Estonia (-1,885, -5%) and France (-985 – 1%).

Compared to the population of each EU member state, the largest number of recipients of temporary protection per thousand persons in April 2023 was observed in the Czech Republic (31.6), Poland and Estonia (26.4), Lithuania (24.5), Bulgaria (22.7), and Latvia. (21.2), while the corresponding figure at the EU level was 8.9.

Adult women make up almost half (47%, the majority aged 35-64) of recipients of temporary protection in the EU. Children made up just over one-third (35%), while adult men made up less than a fifth (18%) of the total.

Nearly 4 million Ukrainians received temporary protection status in EU — Eurostat
Source: Eurostat