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In Osteuropa 2-4/2010

Quality Instead of Quantity
Opportunities of Demographic Crisis

Ėlla Libanova

Deutsche Fassung


Ukraine is in a demographic crisis. The number of inhabitants is sinking, life expectancy has been in decline for five decades, the number of births does not even guarantee the reproduction of the population. The over-aging of society is the consequence. On top of that, there is the emigration of labour. Because the decline in population cannot be slowed, all efforts should be directed towards improving the quality of life of the people.

(Osteuropa 2-4/2010, pp. 413–426)

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Не кількістю, а якістю