Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine



Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine was founded in 2002 pursuant to the Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine Order # 556-p “About the Foundation of  the Institute for Demography and Social Studies” dated  26.09.2002 and the resolution of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine #246 dated 09.10.2010.


Main areas of the Institute's research work are:

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  • Theoretical problems of demography
  • Reproduction of demographic potential
  • Causes and after-effects of  demographic crisis
  • Migration processes
  • Human development: methodological issues and evaluation at the regional level
  • Problems of social capital development
  • Standards of living, poverty and formation of middle class
  • Labour market, employment relationship and social partnership
  • Social policy and social protection
  • Gender policy
  • Social infrastructure development
  • Social and demographic forecasting
  • Informational and statistical support for socio-economic and demographic studies

The Institute co-operates with international and foreign research institutions such as: UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, European Commission, The World Bank, ILO, IOM, World Health Organization, National Institute for Demography of France, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, etc. regarding:

  • methodology and practice of socio-demographic studies
  • poverty, inequity and social exclusion
  • social protection of children
  • migration
  • education, employment and economic activity
  • sample survey methodology and statistical estimate of indicators


The Institute functions as methodological, scientific and organisational coordination center.



Address: 01032, Kyiv, 60 T. Shevchenko boulevard Phone/fax: +3 8(044) 486 62 38, 486 62 37
demography@idss.org.ua