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1 (13) 2010

Demography and social economy, 2010, 1(13):149-157
doi: https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2010.01.149

The Point to Discuss the Factors of the Human Generative Activity
Section: Researches of junior scholars
Language: Ukrainian
Abstract: The determinants of fertility in modern environment are analyzed in this paper. The different theories of fertility are characterized. The most influential following determinants of fertility are considered: family income end economic environment, womens employment, womens education, family policy, religiosity, marital status. The levels of influence of social-economic determinants are estimated. Family income and employment are most important determinants, but their impact is not absolute. The impact of major determinants of fertility over the past decade were changed. On this basis a friendliness of social environment for childbearing was estimated. The place of Ukraine among European countries in friendliness of social environment for childbearing are allocated. This place is one of the last in Europe.
Key words: determinants of fertility, family income, womens employment, womens education, family policy, religiosity, marital status, friendliness of environment.
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