Nikolova M., Maroufof M. (2016) Ukrainian Migration to Greece: from Irregular Work to Settlement, Family Reunification and Return. In: Fedyuk O., Kindler M. (eds) Ukrainian Migration to the European Union. IMISCOE Research Series. Springer, Cham

Ukrainian nationals began arriving in Greece in the 1990s and are now among the most well-established and populous migrant groups in the country. The available statistics show clearly that migration from Ukraine to Greece has a strong female character which explains why the Greek literature on Ukrainian migration focuses mainly on issues related to female migration and domestic work. According to the 2011 census women comprise more than 80 % of the total Ukrainian population in the country. Since 2008 the inflow of Ukrainian migrants to Greece has diminished and the tendency for migrants to return has been further intensified by the current economic crisis and was observed until the outbreak of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine in 2014.

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