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Only one million people live permanently in Moldova

Summary of Disinformation

Only one out of three million Moldovans live permanently in their country.


According to the National Office of Statistics of Moldova, the population of this country in 2016 was 3,5 million people (not 3 million, as the NTV journalist mentioned). API interviewed the director of the Centre for Demographic Studies of Moldova and underlined that the permanent population of the country is approx 2,9 million people (and not one million).



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Reported in: Issue 96
Date: 21.01.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Moldova
Keywords: Demography, Economic difficulties
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: NTV
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