Summary: The article is devoted to the study of the process of emigration. The essence of the concepts of migration, emigration, labor emigration, deportation, dissident, re-emigration, children "zarobitchchan" is revealed. The work focuses on key issues: the concept of migration, the causes and consequences of emigration, the impact on the national and world economy. On the basis of some statistical data, certain measures are proposed to reduce the level of emigration in Ukraine.
Key words: migration, external and internal migration, emigration, emigrant, labor emigration, children "zarobitchchan".