Migration Profile of 2019 states that the number of Georgian citizens who left Russia has increased. And the number of people arriving there is decreasing. As a result, the migration balance of Georgian citizens in Russia has decreased but as stated in the document Russia is still one of the main countries of emigration for Georgian citizens.
Considering the statistics of the last 3 years, 6,511 Georgian citizens arrived in Russia in 2016 and 4, 217 returned, while 6,809 people arrived in Russia and 4,223 left in 2017. As for the previous year 6,345 citizens arrived in Russia in 2018, while 4 314 returned.
The report says that the number of immigrants from Georgia to Russia is 450,000.
According to National Statistics Office of Georgia the highest number in the last 4 years was 76 367 immigrants in 2018. Also 57% of Georgian emigrants are men.