Since year start Ukraine’s population decreased by almost 140,000 people to 42,4 million

Source : 112 Ukraine

The decrease in population is due to the excess of the number of deaths over live births
15:30, 23 October 2017


Since the beginning of the year, the population of Ukraine has decreased by 139,6 thousand people. As of September 1, 2017, the population of the country is 42 million 444 thousand, according to the State Statistics Service.

There is a significant excess of the number of deaths over the number of births: 63 live births per 100 deaths.

According to Statistics Service, as of August 1, the population of Ukraine was 42 million 514 thousand people.

Statistics show that since the beginning of the year 243,862 people were born in Ukraine, and 386,505 people died.

Related: Donbas: 12 attacks on Ukrainian positions

In addition, since the beginning of the year 218,1 thousand people left Ukraine, and the number of arrivals is 221,1 thousand people.

As it was reported earlier OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine reports twice as bigger civilian death toll over the past week in comparison with the previous week due to hostilities in Donbas. Alexander Hug, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, announced that during a briefing.


Related: 69 border guards died since beginning of Donbas Conflict, - Poroshenko

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