Ukraine’s Population Compared to European Post-Communist Countries in 1990 and 2020

Authors

  • Yevhen Matviyishyn Lviv Polytechnic National University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26881/jpgs.2021.4.05

Keywords:

demography, Ukraine, European post-communist countries

Abstract

The aim of the study is to present the changes in the population and its demographic structure in Ukraine compared to other European post-communist countries. Classic demographic indicators were applied. In comparison to other analyzed countries, Ukraine has an average pace of population decline, a low aging rate and a persistently clear advantage of the number of women over men. This is the result of all three factors: loss of part of the territory with the population inhabiting it, natural decrease and negative migration balance.

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2022-01-20

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Matviyishyn, Y. (2022). Ukraine’s Population Compared to European Post-Communist Countries in 1990 and 2020. Journal of Geography, Politics and Society, 11(4), 46–54. https://doi.org/10.26881/jpgs.2021.4.05

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