Ukraine has predicted a catastrophe on the labour market


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In ten years Ukraine may lose up to 15 percent of the workforce, and by 2050 this figure will be 30 percent. Such forecast contains in the report of the International monetary Fund (IMF) demography of the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.

Similar losses in a third of the working population by 2050, according to analysts, expect Bulgaria, Latvia and Poland. The IMF indicated that a slightly better situation in Serbia and Slovakia for a few decades, countries can lose up to 20 percent of the workforce. To minimize losses, Ukraine has recommended to increase the number of employed men over 55 and women older than 35 years and raise the retirement age.

At the end of 2018, the Minister of social policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva reported that almost a fifth of the population left the country and went to work in other States. He said that abroad on a permanent basis working 3.2 million Ukrainian citizens, from 7 to 9 million people went to work on a temporary basis. Most of the expats working in Poland.

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