Facts About Ukraine


Economic stats:
World economy Rank37th
Currency1 Hryvnia (UAH) = 100 kopiykas
Fiscal yearCalendar year
Trade organizationsCIS, GUAM, and WTO
GDP$337.4 billion (PPP, 2013)
$175.5 billion (nominal)
GDP per capita$7,400 (PPP, 2013)
$3,861 (nominal)
GDP by sectoragriculture 9.9%, industry 29.6%, services 60.5% (2013 est.)
Inflation (CPI)0.6% (CPI, 2012 est.)
Population below poverty line24.1% (2010, CIA)
Labor force22.17 million (2013 est.)
Labor force by occupationagriculture 5.6%, industry 26.0%, services 68.4% (2012)
Unemployment7.4% (2012 est.)
Average gross salary306 € / 405 $, monthly (August 2013)
Main industriescoal, electric power, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food processing
Ease-of-doing-business rank137th
Exports $71.14 billion (2013 est.)
Export goodsferrous metals and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products
Main export partnersEU 28.7%
Russia 25.6%
Turkey 5.4%
Egypt 4.2%
Imports$87.21 billion (2013 est.)
Import goodsenergy (mainly natural gas), machinery and equipment, chemicals
Main import partnersEU 39.1%
Russia 32.4%
China 9.3%
Germany 8.0%
Belarus 6.0%
Poland 4.2%
Gross external debt$12.4 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Political stats:
Area603,628 km2 (3rd biggest in Europe after Russia and France)
Populationca. 43 mln. (8th in Europe)
Cities with ca. 1 mln population4 (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk)
War in Ukrainelocalised conflict within less than 2% of territory at minimum distance of 700km from the capital