During the All-Ukrainian census of the population besides actual there have been accounted permanent population, which is used in calculations of indices, characterizing socio-economic structure of the population. Permanent population of Ukraine, at the date of 5 December 2001 accounted for 48,241 thousand people, including men - 22,316 thousand people, or 46.3%, that of women - 25,925 thousand people, or 53.7%, urban population – 32,291 thousand people, or 66.9%, that of rural population – 15,950 thousand people, or 33.1%.
Among permanent population citizens of Ukraine totalled 47,950 thousand people, citizens of other countries – 168 thousand people, including citizens of CIS (Commonwealth Independent States) – 151 thousand people. There were about 83 thousand persons without citizenship in Ukraine and those who haven’t specify their citizenship – 40 thousand people. Mostly, citizens of other countries, permanently residing in Ukraine, lived in Sevastopol' city (3.4%), the Crimean Autonomous Republic (0.8%), Odessa region (0.7%), moreover, two last have the most significant part of persons without citizenship (about 0.5% each of them). The less part of citizens of other countries permanently living in Ukraine stated in Zakarpattia and L’viv regions (about 0.1% each of them).
State Statistics Committee of Ukraine