How many people were affected by the Holodomor [Famine-Genocide in Ukraine]


Holodomor Голодомор
Impact on demographics 10% of Ukraine’s population perished Kuban Ukrainian population declined from 915,000 to 150,000 between 1926 and 1939 from various causes Over 35% of Ukrainians in Kazakhstan lost in the famine

How many people were affected by Holodomor?

While it is impossible to determine the precise number of victims of the Ukrainian genocide, most estimates by scholars range from roughly 3.5 million to 7 million (with some estimates going higher). The most detailed demographic studies estimate the death toll at 3.9 million.

How many people died due to Holodomor?

The result of Stalin’s campaign was a catastrophe. In spring 1933 death rates in Ukraine spiked. Between 1931 and 1934 at least 5 million people perished of hunger all across the U.S.S.R. Among them, according to a study conducted by a team of Ukrainian demographers, were at least 3.9 million Ukrainians.

How does holodomor affect Ukraine today?

Nowadays, historians, psychologists, and anthropologists all insist: the consequences of the Holodomor can be still felt in Ukrainian society at various levels. Those consequences manifest themselves primarily in the issues of privacy, security, family customs and attitude towards the concept of private property.

Does Russia recognize the Holodomor?

By 2022, the Holodomor was recognized as a genocide by 23 countries and the European Parliament, and it is recognized as a part of the Soviet famine of 1932–1933 by Russia.

Who was affected by the Holodomor?

The term “Holodomor” is often used to encompass the starvation of the farmers as well as a broader assault on the Ukrainian nation, which included an attack on the cultural, religious and political leadership of Ukraine, most of which was at that time under Soviet rule.

How many Ukrainians have died?

Total casualties

Breakdown Casualties
Ukrainian forces (ZSU, NGU, SBGS, PSMOP) 100,000+ killed and wounded
120,000+ killed and wounded
Ukrainian forces (ZSU) 10,000–13,000 killed
Russian forces (VSRF, Rosgvardiya, FSB, FSO, PMCs Wagner & Redut, DPR & LPR) 180,000 killed and wounded

How many died in Ukraine?

22, Gen. Eirik Kristoffersen, Norway’s defense chief, said estimates were that Russia had suffered 180,000 dead and wounded, while Ukraine had 100,000 killed or wounded in action along with 30,000 civilian deaths.

Why did so many people died during the Holodomor?

According to Natalya Naumenko, collectivization in the Soviet Union and lack of favored industries were primary contributors to famine mortality (52% of excess deaths), and some evidence shows there was discrimination against ethnic Ukrainians and Germans.

What was the largest famine in history?

Great Leap Forward

The ‘Great Leap Forward’-famine in China from 1959-61 was the single largest famine in history in terms of absolute numbers of deaths. Excess mortality estimates vary hugely, but based on our midpoint estimates, it cost more than double the number of lives than any other famine.

What was the population in Ukraine in 1932?

32.7 million

b) A key figure used to justify the seven million estimate is the 32.7 million population of Ukraine for January 1, 1932, taken from the 1933 Statistical-Economic Compendium.

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