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Country Resource - Moldova

Moldova

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  • Population.............................................................................3,250,532 (2023 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-1.14% (2023 est.)
  • Birth rate....................................................9.94 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Death rate..................................................12.51 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Net migration rate.................................-8.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.....................................Moldovan 75.1%, Romanian 7%, Ukrainian 6.6%, Gagauz 4.6%, Russian 4.1%, Bulgarian 1.9%, other 0.8% (2014 est.)

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Moldova is a small country facing huge emigration spurred mainly by economic hardships, according to Michael Jandl.

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A celebration for the Feast of San Gennaro in New York's Little Italy

One-tenth of all immigrants in the United States come from Europe, a vast decline from the mid-20th century, as migration within Europe has grown and more U.S. immigrants arrive from other destinations. This article provides an overview of contemporary European immigration to the United States, as a region and by top European countries of origin.

A man presents cash inside a passport

Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022 ushered in renewed scrutiny of citizenship by investment programs, which allow wealthy Russian investors and others to become citizens of foreign countries. Some nations are now re-evaluating these "golden passport" schemes, which they developed to boost their economies. This article discusses the history of these programs and their evolution, why they have become controversial, and the main beneficiaries.

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In Moldova, 100,000 children have been left behind by migrant parents; in Ukraine, there are 200,000 such children. The scale of labor migration and impact of remittances on both economies have prompted Moldova and Ukraine to work with the European Union and international organizations to develop policies addressing the welfare of left-behind children. This article examines research on the effects of parental migration on children and the policy environment.
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Moldova is a small country facing huge emigration spurred mainly by economic hardships, according to Michael Jandl.