Almost 70% of Ukrainians live in cities
For the year 2018, the number of inhabitants of Ukraine has decreased significantly.
On the website of the State statistics service of Ukraine noted that in the period from January 1, 2018 November 1, 2018 the population of Ukraine decreased by almost two hundred thousand people. According to the State statistics service, on November 1, 2018 in Ukraine there are 42198,5 thousand people, which 187,9 thousand less than it was January 1.
At the beginning of the year, the number of inhabitants of Ukraine amounted to 42386,4 thousand people. Of them lived in the city 29371,0 thousand inhabitants, which is 69.3 per cent, while in rural areas – 13015,4 thousand people, accounting for 30.7%.
Statistics of inhabitants of the country were compiled excluding the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol. Calculations (estimates) of the population carried out on the basis of available administrative data on the state registration of birth and death and change of registration of residence.
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