Eastern Europe’s Emigration Crisis

From Josh Adams in Quillette:

“In the last century, Eastern Europe has suffered the most dramatic population decline in recent history. According to one study, between 2013 and 2016, approximately 230,000 people left Croatia—a country with a population of only four million—for the 11 ‘core EU countries’ of Western Europe. In the United States, this would be the equivalent of a city the size of Chicago leaving every year. This mass exodus of people is not lost on the country’s politicians; last year the Croatian President called the freedom of movement the ‘biggest drawback’ of the EU. ‘Mobility is good, as long as people come back. But Croatia is now recording strong negative demographic trends,’ she said during a visit to Brussels.”

Read more: https://quillette.com/2019/06/29/eastern-europes-emigration-crisis/

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