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About number and composition population of UKRAINE
by data All-Ukrainian Population Census '2001
The total number of the actual population of the Ukraine, according to the All-Ukrainian Population Census ‘2001 data, accounted for 48 million 457 thousand persons.
Regions are, in aiphabetical order
х) Included settlements that are administratively subordinated to the town's council.
Ukraine is characterized by high population density, according to the All-Ukrainian Population Census data, it accounted for 80 persons per sq. km. on average in the country. The least population density is in North-West and South of the country, where it makes up 60 persons per sq. km. This index is especially low in Chernihiv region – 39 persons per sq. km. The East industrial regions are the most densely populated, there this index makes up more than 90 persons per sq. km. and in Donets'k region it totales 183 persons per sq. km.
Changes in actual population by regions of Ukraine, have taken place since 1989, are shown in the table:
The population has decreased in the most regions of the country, excluding Volyn, Zakarpattia, Rivne regions and Kyiv city, where this index stays on the level of 1989.
State Statistics Committee of Ukraine