The demographical situation in Ukraine for January-May 2021 is revealed. The mortality of the population surpasses the level of 2020 by 25%, including May – by 28.2% as the State Statics Service reported.
Totally, since the beginning of the year, 299,964 people have died in Ukraine. It is by 59,997 deaths more than in January-May 2020 when 239,967 people died. In May, 57,293 died (in May 2020 – 44,680).
Moreover, since the beginning of 2021, 109,626 people were born (115,968 in 2020), the migration gain made 10,223 people (7,341 in 2020).
The number of de facto population in Ukraine as of May 1, 2021, made 41,408,239 people. Since the beginning of 2021, the population reduced by 180,115 people (including 34,376 in May).
As we reported, at the end of last month, there was an increase in mortality in Ukraine. The reason for this could be the abnormal heat. In the first half of June, scientists recorded the lowest mortality rate in six years, excluding the data on coronavirus mortality.