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About number and composition population of CHERNIHIV REGION
by data All-Ukrainian census of the population 2001

   The peculiarity of the national structure of the population of Chernihiv region is its multinational composition. According to the data of All-Ukrainian census of the population, the representatives of more than 90 nationalities and ethnic groups lived on the territory region. Largest nationality of Chernihiv region present below:

(thousand persons)
As % to total 2001
as % to 1989
2001 1989


1155.4 93.5 91.5 89.4


62.2 5.0 6.8 64.4


7.1 0.6 0.8 66.9


1.5 0.1 0.4 24.8

other nationalities

6.4 0.5 0.5 87.8

Thus, in national composition of population of Chernihiv region majority share is Ukrainians. Between 1989 and 2001 number population those indicated that they were Ukrainians decreased by 10.6%. Number Russians compared with a census in 1989, decreased by 35.6%.

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   In the chapter:

 Total number of actual population
 Urban and rural population
 Gender structure of the population
 Number of cities
 Permanent population
 Age composition of population
 National composition of population
 Linguistic composition of the population
 Educational standard of the population
 Marital status of the population

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