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The number of people coming to Moscow to work increased by 5.5% in five years

Residents of the LDNR and Ukraine and work in the Moscow region
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On Saturday, May 14, the head of the department of economic policy and development of the city, Kirill Purtov, stated that the capital has long become a center of attraction for specialists from all over Russia, since it provides great opportunities for professional implementation.

Purtov cited Rosstat data. According to statistics, in 2021 the number of people entering Moscow for work amounted to about 1.5 million people from other cities of the country, writes RIA Novosti. At the same time, only 12 thousand people went to work in other regions. Over the past five years, those who came to work in Moscow have increased by 5.5%, while labor emigration to other regions of the Russian Federation has decreased by more than 60%.

Purtov noted that this trend indicates the effective work of the Moscow authorities to create comfortable conditions for life and work. According to a survey by the Rabota.ru service, about 57% of more than 2.2 thousand respondents from all regions of Russia consider Moscow the most comfortable city for freelancing.

Previously it was reported that The situation on the labor market in Russia remains quite stable. Measures to support the labor market are planned to cover 1.5 million citizens.

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