Despite a small decline in the migration flow, a negative migration balance remains in Armenia
In the first half of 2018, there were 25,743 cases of migration of the population, which is less than the figure of the previous year by 22.5%.
As the data of the National Statistical Service of Armenia testify, 880 people entered this country from abroad. with an annual growth of 2.1%, while 11,415 people emigrated abroad with an annual decline of 1.7%. As a result, in the first half of 2018, The negative balance of migration of Armenia was 2,613 people.
The main countries where citizens of Armenia prefer to leave are Russia, the USA, Georgia and France and Germany.
For tourist purposes, 685,971 people visited Armenia during the reporting period. with an increase of 10.2% per annum, and 610 950 people left. with an increase of 7.1% per annum.