Czechia — Surveys with Refugees from Ukraine: Needs, Intentions, and Integration Challenges (April - June 2023)




DTM Europe,
Période couverte
Apr 01 2023
Jun 30 2023
  • Survey
  • Flow Monitoring

This report is based on a survey of displacement patterns, needs and intentions conducted by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in the 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.


• Top oblasts of origin: Kharkivska (11%), city of Kyiv and Zaporizka (10% each) and Donetska (9%).

• Intentions to move: no intention to move (76%), back to the place of origin in Ukraine (10%), to another country (3%)

• Top 3 needs upon return:* cash support (28%), job placement (20%) and housing (20%).

• Economic status: employed (41%), unemployed and looking for a job (21%), daily worker (10%), self-employed (4%), student, unemployed and not looking for a job (5%), maternity/paternity leave (6%), retired (9%).

• Top three inclusion challenges:* finding suitable job (48%), language barrier (53%) and long-term housing (39%).

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