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Ukrainian Census (2001)

The first Ukrainian Census was carried out by State Statistics Committee of Ukraine on 5 December 2001, twelve years after the last Soviet Union census in 1989.

The total actual population recorded was 48,457,100 persons, of which urban population was 32,574,500 (67.2%), rural: 15,882,600 (32.8%), male: 22,441,400 (46.3%), female: 26,015,700 (53.7%). The total permanent population recorded was 48,241,000 persons.

There were 454 cities nine of them with population over 500,000. The census recorded over 130 nationalities.

Actual population by regions

Region Population, 2001
(thousands)
Population, 1989
(thousands)
Change
(percent)
Autonomous Republic of Crimea 2033.7 2063.6 99
Cherkasy region 1402.9 1531.5 92
Chernihiv region 1245.3 1415.9 88
Chernivtsi region 922.8 938.0 98
Dnipropetrovs'k region 3567.6 3881.2 92
Donets'k region 4841.1 5332.4 91
Ivano-Frankivs'k region 1409.8 1423.5 99
Kharkiv region 2914.2 3195.0 91
Kherson region 1175.1 1240.0 95
Khmel'nyts'kyi region 1430.8 1527.1 94
Kirovohrad region 1133.1 1239.4 91
Kiev region 1827.9 1940.0 94
Luhans'k region 2546.2 2862.7 89
L'viv region 2626.5 2747.7 94
Mykolaiv region 1264.7 1330.6 95
Odessa region 2469.0 2642.6 93
Poltava region 1630.1 1753.0 93
Rivne region 1173.3 1169.7 100
Sumy region 1299.7 1432.7 91
Ternopil’ region 1142.4 1168.9 98
Vinnytsia region 1772.4 1932.6 92
Volyn' region 1060.7 1061.2 100
Zakarpattia region 1258.3 1252.3 100
Zaporizhzhia region 1929.2 2081.8 93
Zhytomyr region 1389.5 1545.4 90
Kiev (city) 2611.3 2602.8 100
Sevastopol' (city) 379.5 395.0 96
Source: Total number of actual population. 2001 Ukrainian Population Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine

Urban and rural population by regions

Region Urban Population
(thousands)
Rural Population
(thousands)
Urban Population
(percent)
Rural Population
(percent)
Autonomous Republic of Crimea 1274.3 759.4 63 37
Cherkasy region 753.6 649.3 54 46
Chernihiv region 727.2 518.1 58 42
Chernivtsi region 373.5 549.3 40 60
Dnipropetrovs'k region 2960.3 607.3 83 17
Donets'k region 4363.6 477.5 90 10
Ivano-Frankivs'k region 593.0 816.8 42 58
Kharkiv region 2288.7 625.5 79 21
Kherson region 706.2 468.9 60 40
Khmel'nyts'kyi region 729.6 701.2 51 49
Kirovohrad region 682.0 451.1 60 40
Kiev region 1053.5 774.4 58 42
Luhans'k region 2190.8 355.4 86 14
Lviv region 1558.7 1067.8 59 41
Mykolaiv region 838.8 425.9 66 34
Odessa region 1624.6 844.4 66 34
Poltava region 956.8 673.3 59 41
Rivne region 549.7 623.6 47 53
Sumy region 842.9 456.8 65 35
Ternopil' region 485.6 656.8 43 57
Vinnytsia region 818.9 953.5 46 54
Volyn' region 533.2 527.5 50 50
Zakarpattia region 466.0 792.3 37 63
Zaporizhzhia region 1458.2 471.0 76 24
Zhytomyr region 775.4 614.1 56 44
Kiev (city) 2611.3 - 100 -
Sevastopol' (city) 358.1 21.4 94 6
Source: Urban and rural population. 2001 Ukrainian Population Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine

Gender structure by regions

Region Male
(thousands)
Female
(thousands)
Male
(percent)
Female
(percent)
Autonomous Republic of Crimea 937.6 1096.1 46 54
Cherkasy region 638.8 764.2 46 54
Chernihiv region 565.5 679.7 45 55
Chernivtsi region 432.1 490.7 47 53
Dnipropetrovs'k region 1643.3 1924.3 46 54
Donets'k region 2219.9 2621.2 46 54
Ivano-Frankivs'k region 665.2 744.5 47 53
Kharkiv region 1339.5 1574.7 46 54
Kherson region 548.5 626.6 47 53
Khmel'nyts'kyi region 659.9 770.8 46 54
Kirovohrad region 520.8 612.2 46 54
Kiev region 845.9 982.0 46 54
Luhans'k region 1169.9 1376.3 46 54
L'viv region 1245.1 1381.4 47 53
Mykolaiv region 588.2 676.6 47 53
Odessa region 1155.4 1313.6 47 53
Poltava region 747.4 882.7 46 54
Rivne region 555.6 617.7 47 53
Sumy region 593.8 705.9 46 54
Ternopil' region 530.2 612.3 46 54
Vinnytsia region 809.6 962.8 46 54
Volyn' region 500.1 560.6 47 53
Zakarpattia region 605.5 652.8 48 52
Zaporizhzhia region 886.6 1042.6 46 54
Zhytomyr region 644.8 744.7 46 54
Kiev (city) 1218.7 1392.7 47 53
Sevastopol' (city) 173.5 206.0 46 54
Source: Gender structure of the population. 2001 Ukrainian Population Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine

National structure

Region Population, 2001
(thousands)
Population, 2001
(percent)
Population, 1989
(percent)
Change
(percent)
Ukrainians 37541.7 77.8 72.7 100.3
Russians 8334.1 17.3 22.1 73.4
Belarusians 275.8 0.6 0.9 62.7
Moldavians 258.6 0.5 0.6 79.7
Crimean Tatars 248.2 0.5 0 530.0
Bulgarians 204.6 0.4 0.5 87.5
Hungarians 156.6 0.3 0.4 96.0
Romanians 151.0 0.3 0.3 112.0
Poles 144.1 0.3 0.4 65.8
Jews 103.6 0.2 0.9 21.3
Armenians 99.9 0.2 0.1 180.0
Greeks 91.5 0.2 0.2 92.9
Tatars 73.3 0.2 0.2 84.4
Gipsies 47.6 0.1 0.1 99.3
Azerbaijanians 45.2 0.1 0 122.2
Georgians 34.2 0.1 0 145.3
Germans 33.3 0.1 0.1 88.0
Gagausians 31.9 0.1 0.1 99.9
Other 177.1 0.4 0.4 83.9
Source: National composition of the population. 2001 Ukrainian Population Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine

National structure by regions

Note: listed are those nationalities which comprise more than 0.25% of regional population. Numbers are given in thousands.

  • Autonomous Republic of Crimea - 2,024.0 (100%)
    • Russians - 1,180.4 (58.3%)
    • Ukrainians - 492.2 (24.3%)
    • Crimean Tatars - 243.4 (12.0%)
    • Belarusians - 29.2 (1.4%)
    • Tatars - 11.0 (0.5%)
    • Armenians - 8.7 (0.4%)
  • Cherkasy region - 1,398.3 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,301.2 (93.1%)
    • Russians - 75.6 (5.4%)
    • Belarusians - 3.9 (0.3%)
  • Chernihiv region - 1,236.1 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,155.4 (93.5%)
    • Russians - 62.2 (5.0%)
    • Belarusians - 7.1 (0.6%)
  • Chernivtsi region - 919.0 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 689.1 (75.0%)
    • Romanians - 114.6 (12.5%)
    • Moldavians - 67.2 (7.3%)
    • Russians - 37.9 (4.1%)
    • Poles - 3.3 (0.4%)
  • Dnipropetrovs'k region - 3,561.2 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 2,825.8 (79.3%)
    • Russians - 627.5 (17.6%)
    • Belarusians - 29.5 (0.8%)
    • Jews - 13.7 (0.4%)
    • Armenians - 10.6 (0.3%)
  • Donets'k region - 4,825.6 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 2,744.1 (56.9%)
    • Russians - 1,844.4 (38.2%)
    • Greeks - 77.5 (1.6%)
    • Belarusians - 44.5 (0.9%)
    • Tatars - 19.1 (0.4%)
    • Armenians - 15.7 (0.3%)
  • Ivano-Frankivs'k region - 1,406.1 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,371.2 (97.5%)
    • Russians - 24.9 (1.8%)
  • Kharkiv region - 2,895.8 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 2,048.7 (70.7%)
    • Russians - 742.0 (25.6%)
    • Belarusians - 14.7 (0.5%)
    • Jews - 11.5 (0.4%)
    • Armenians - 11.1 (0.4%)
  • Kherson region - 1,172.7 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 961.6 (82.0%)
    • Russians - 165.2 (14.1%)
    • Belarusians - 8.1 (0.7%)
    • Tatars - 5.3 (0.5%)
    • Armenians - 4.5 (0.4%)
    • Moldavians - 4.1 (0.4%)
  • Khmel'nyts'kyi region - 1,426.6 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,339.3 (93.9%)
    • Russians - 50.7 (3.6%)
    • Poles - 23.0 (1.6%)
  • Kirovohrad region - 1,125.7 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,014.6 (90.1%)
    • Russians - 83.9 (7.5%)
    • Moldavians - 8.2 (0.7%)
    • Belarusians - 5.5 (0.5%)
    • Armenians - 2.9 (0.3%)
  • Kiev region - 1,821.1 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,684.8 (92.5%)
    • Russians - 109.3 (6.0%)
    • Belarusians - 8.6 (0.5%)
  • Luhans'k region - 2,540.2 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,472.4 (58.0%)
    • Russians - 991.8 (39.0%)
    • Belarusians - 20.5 (0.8%)
    • Tatars - 8.5 (0.3%)
    • Armenians - 6.5 (0.3%)
  • L'viv region - 2,606.0 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 2,471.0 (94.8%)
    • Russians - 92.6 (3.6%)
    • Poles - 18.9 (0.7%)
  • Mykolaiv region - 1,262.9 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,034.5 (81.9%)
    • Russians - 177.5 (14.1%)
    • Moldavians - 13.1 (1.0%)
    • Belarusians - 8.3 (0.7%)
    • Bulgarians - 5.6 (0.4%)
    • Armenians - 4.2 (0.3%)
    • Jews - 3.2 (0.3%)
  • Odesa region - 2,455.7 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,542.3 (62.8%)
    • Russians - 508.5 (20.7%)
    • Bulgarians - 150.6 (6.1%)
    • Moldavians - 123.7 (5.0%)
    • Gagausians - 27.6 (1.1%)
    • Jews - 13.3 (0.5%)
    • Belarusians - 12.7 (0.5%)
    • Armenians - 7.4 (0.3%)
  • Poltava region - 1,621.2 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,481.1 (91.4%)
    • Russians - 117.1 (7.2%)
    • Belarusians - 6.3 (0.4%)
  • Rivne region - 1,171.4 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,123.4 (95.9%)
    • Russians - 30.1 (2.6%)
    • Belarusians - 11.8 (1.0%)
  • Sumy region - 1,296.8 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,152.0 (88.8%)
    • Russians - 121.7 (9.4%)
    • Belarusians - 4.3 (0.3%)
  • Ternopil' region - 1,138.5 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,113.5 (97.8%)
    • Russians - 14.2 (1.2%)
    • Poles - 3.8 (0.3%)
  • Vinnytsia region - 1,763.9 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,674.1 (94.9%)
    • Russians - 67.5 (3.8%)
  • Volyn' region - 1,057.2 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,025.0 (96.9%)
    • Russians - 25.1 (2.4%)
    • Belarusians - 3.2 (0.3%)
  • Zakarpattia region - 1,254.6 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,010.1 (80.5%)
    • Hungarians - 151.5 (12.1%)
    • Romanians - 32.1 (2.6%)
    • Russians - 31.0 (2.5%)
    • Gypsies - 14.0 (1.1%)
    • Slovaks - 5.6 (0.5%)
    • Germans - 3.5 (0.3%)
  • Zaporizhzhia region - 1,926.8 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,364.1 (70.8%)
    • Russians - 476.8 (24.7%)
    • Bulgarians - 27.7 (1.4%)
    • Belarusians - 12.6 (0.7%)
    • Armenians - 6.4 (0.3%)
    • Tatars - 5.1 (0.3%)
  • Zhytomyr region - 1,389.3 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 1,255.0 (90.3%)
    • Russians - 68.9 (5.0%)
    • Poles - 49.0 (3.5%)
    • Belarusians - 4.9 (0.4%)
  • Kiev - 2,567.0 (100%)
    • Ukrainians - 2,110.8 (82.2%)
    • Russians - 337.3 (13.1%)
    • Jews - 17.9 (0.7%)
    • Belarusians - 16.5 (0.6%)
    • Poles - 6.9 (0.3%)
  • Sevastopol' - 377.2 (100%)
    • Russians - 270.0 (71.6%)
    • Ukrainians - 84.4 (22.4%)
    • Belarusians - 5.8 (1.6%)
    • Tatars - 2.5 (0.7%)
    • Crimean Tatars - 1.8 (0.5%)
    • Armenians - 1.3 (0.3%)
    • Jews - 1.0 (0.3%)
Source: National composition of the population. 2001 Ukrainian Population Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine

See also

External links

  • 2001 Census. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine
  • 2001 Census results. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine
  • (Ukrainian)/(Russian) How the Ukrainians will be counted, Zerkalo Nedeli (the Mirror Weekly), November 24-30, 2001, in Ukrainian, in Russian.
  • Law of Ukraine "About the All-Ukrainian Census" (Ukrainian)
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