Liubov Vodianka, Zoryana Kobelia, Sergey Ksyondz


The article deals with the impact of mortality rate on the reduction of labour potential. The authors determine the index of years of potential life lost, analyze the primary causes of deaths as well as provide some prognostic estimates concerning the population size in Ukraine A number of domestic and international institutions, including The State Research Institute of Information and Economic Modeling (SRIIEM), The National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS), the United Nations Organization (UNO), the International Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ISC CIS), Council of Productive Forces of Ukraine (СPFU) and the Bureau of Census US developed three possible scenarios of projected mortality in Ukraine for 2025. It were conventionally called pessimistic, intermediate and optimistic


Mortality; premature mortality; years of potential life lost

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