The average pension of men in Ukraine makes up UAH 1,327, women - UAH 827 (USD 1/UAH 7.96), Vice Prime Minister and Social Policy Minister Serhiy Tihipko told a briefing on Thursday.

According to him, approximately 64% of pensioners today are women. "When we have a look at the average pension, the average pension for women is UAH 827 in Ukraine, whereas men - get UAH 1,327," Serhiy Tihipko says, UKRINFORM reported.

The Minister also notes that the number of the working people constantly reduces in the country: "For today, we have 14.400 million working people." At the same time, the number of pensioners remains stable in Ukraine, 13.7 million persons.

Serhiy Tihipko reminded that by results of 2010, the Pension Fund deficit will make up UAH 26.6 billion. If the pension reform is adopted, the Pension Fund deficit in 2011 will make up UAH 18 billion, if not, than approximately UAH 20 billion, he noted.

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