In 25 years of its independence, Ukraine has set a very sad record. Its rate of losing population has been the highest in Europe, according to the World Bank’s research “What Underlies Ukraine’s Mortality Crisis?”. Ukraine’s population has decreased by 6.8 mln (to 45.2) in just a quarter of a century. VoxUkraine has found out whether the demographic situation has been improving, what diseases are the deadliest in Ukraine, and what causes most deaths in Ukraine in each age group.
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