Goskomstatistiki published the latest data on a demographic situation in Ukraine.
For September 1 us there were 46 million 16 thousand persons or on 127,5 thousand people less, than for January 1 (in 2008 for the same period nearly 172 thousand decreased). Monthly the population was reduced by 16 thousand, figuratively speaking the big village disappeared every week. Therefore it is quite probable that for the present moment in Ukraine lives already less than 46 million
In 5 last years Ukrainians became 1,4 million people less that is comparable to the population of such huge city, as Kharkov.
Since the beginning of 2009 477 thousand died, was born 341 thousand people, migration gave other gain (about 9 thousand). Only in five regions from 27 (including Kiev and Sevastopol) the population became is the Volynsk (1454 people), Rovno, Zakarpatye - in both almost on 1000, Ivano - Frankovskaya (155 people) areas and Kiev (679 people) more. The leader on a decrease is Donbass - Donetsk citizens became nearly 22 thousand less, further there are Kharkov (15,5 thousand), Dnepropetrovsk (13 thousand) and Lugansk (12,5 thousand) areas.
The chief of department of problems of quality of demographic process of Institute of a demography and sotsissledovany NAN of Ukraine Irina Kurilo predicts that the number of inhabitants of the country will be reduced further, more and more deserted there will be east regions from - that the population dies out or in search of the best life migrates abroad, first of all to Russia.