Hungary — Surveys with Refugees from Ukraine: Needs, Intentions, and Integration Challenges (Jan-Mar 2023)
Mar 31 2023
This report is based on a survey of displacement patterns, needs and intentions conducted by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in the 11 countries included in the Regional Response Plan for Ukraine in 2023: 6 countries neighbouring Ukraine – Belarus, Hungary, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania and Slovakia – and other 5 countries particularly impacted by the arrivals of refugees from Ukraine since the start of the war in February 2022 – Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Hungary - Key findings:
- Top oblasts of origin: Kyiv City (19%), Zakarpatska (19%), Kharkivska (10%), Dnipropetrovska (10%), Odeska (7%), Zaporizka (5%).
- Intentions to move: no intentions to move (43%), move back to Ukraine (9%), move to another country (36%).
- Employment status: employed (18%), unemployed and looking for a job (7%), unemployed and not looking for a job (10%), and retired (9%).
- Top needs upon return: transportation (61%), information (43%), cash support (26%), job placement (13%).
- Top areas of assistance received: transportation support (27%), food (20%), accommodation support (17%).
- Top inclusion challenges: language (7%), financial issues (3%), lack of information (3%), housing (3%), services (2%).