Вісник Київського національного університету імені Тараса Шевченка


Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv



Yavorska V.

Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, Ukraine


Ukraine belongs to countries with a high intensity depopulation processes which conditioned by a number of diverse factors of economic, socio-cultural, institutional character. The extensive and prolonged depopulation stands now as a part and one of the most expressive manifestation of the general crisis of the demographic situation in Ukraine. This article investigates the impact of trends in life expectancy to the indicators of the population aging. It was conducted regional analysis and determined regional differences in terms of life expectancy and the parameters of population aging. The reasons of such a stress situation were identified.


population aging, life expectancy, pre-working-age population, working-age population, depopulation



DOI: http://doi.org/10.17721/1728-2721.2014.62.9


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Yavorska, V.  (2014). Social and geographical aspects of population aging. Visnyk Kyivskogo natsionalnogo universytetu, Geografiya [Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Geography], 1 (62), 34-41 (in Ukrainian, abstr. in English).