According to the data of the All-Ukrainian Population Census‘2001, the number of men totalled 22,441,000 people, or 46.3%, that of women - 26,016,000 people, or 53.7%
Gender structure of population by regions of Ukraine
Including settlements that are administratively subordinated to the town’s council
Foregoing data say about gradual decrease in gender disproportion in the population of Ukraine, if in 1989 there were 1163 women per 1000 men, than in 2001 – 1159. These changes are explained by changes in gender structure of rural population, where since 1989 gender ratio has changed from 1205 women per 1000 men to 1151 women per 1000 men. The reverse situation is in towns, where this index has increased from 1143 women per 1000 men in 1989 to 1163 women per 1000 men in 2001. Besides, according to the data of the last census, the proportion of women to men at the reproductive age become better, since the index, calculated like division of number of women in this age group by 1000 men in corresponding age, come to 1031.
State Statistics Committee of Ukraine