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4,200 people left the counrty in four years, not 300,000 as SDSM says

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In 2016 only 440 citizens left the Republic of Macedonia, according to official data from the State Statistical Office.

Compared with the years before, the trend has seen a decrease. In 2015, 767 people have migrated from Macedonia in 2014 – 740, in 2013 – 945, and in 2012 – 1,330 people left the country.

According to the latest data published by the SSO in the publication dedicated to migration, 283 Macedonian citizens moved to the country in 2016, and in 2012 396 citizens. Within the internal migration in the country, 6,869 persons migrated from one municipality to another.