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Type Report
Title A Statistical Overview on Return Migration to the Republic of Armenia
Volume CRIS Analytical Notes
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2012
Publisher RSCAS/EUI
City Florence
URL http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/21297/RDP_CRIS_2012_01_AN_Fleischer.pdf?sequence=1
In a nutshell, the current statistical situation on return migration to the Republic of Armenia (RA) can be described as a blank sheet of paper with only weak marginal spots on it, i.e. there are no precise and systematic data on the scope of return migration to Armenia.1 Like many other migration countries, Armenia does not record returnees. Neither the National Statistical Office, nor the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Migration Agency for Armenia's Ministry of Territorial Administration assesses return flows and stocks to Armenia. The statistical background of return migration to Armenia is weak and information about preand post-return conditions, return motivations or patterns of reintegration is non-existent (Bachmann et al. 2004, Johansson 2008).

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