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

Main areas of the Institute's research work are:

  • 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