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Ukraine Demographics Profile 2013

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Population44,573,205 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.9% (male 3,180,376/female 3,004,250)
15-24 years: 12.1% (male 2,758,374/female 2,645,879)
25-54 years: 45% (male 9,693,346/female 10,355,403)
55-64 years: 13.5% (male 2,573,283/female 3,426,840)
65 years and over: 15.6% (male 2,269,784/female 4,665,670) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 41.9 %
youth dependency ratio: 20.5 %
elderly dependency ratio: 21.4 %
potential support ratio: 4.7 (2013)
Median agetotal: 40.3 years
male: 37.1 years
female: 43.5 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate-0.63% (2013 est.)
Birth rate9.52 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate15.75 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate-0.07 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 68.9% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: -0.26% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationKYIV (capital) 2.779 million; Kharkiv 1.455 million; Dnipropetrovsk 1.013 million; Odesa 1.009 million; Donetsk 971,000 (2009)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.75 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.49 male(s)/female
total population: 0.85 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.1
note: Median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2007 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.24 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.31 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.03 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 68.93 years
male: 63.41 years
female: 74.8 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.29 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate66.7% (2007)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate1.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS350,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths24,000 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 98% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 2% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 96% of population
rural: 89% of population
total: 94% of population
unimproved:
urban: 4% of population
rural: 11% of population
total: 6% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Ukrainian(s)
adjective: Ukrainian
Ethnic groupsUkrainian 77.8%, Russian 17.3%, Belarusian 0.6%, Moldovan 0.5%, Crimean Tatar 0.5%, Bulgarian 0.4%, Hungarian 0.3%, Romanian 0.3%, Polish 0.3%, Jewish 0.2%, other 1.8% (2001 census)
ReligionsUkrainian Orthodox - Kyiv Patriarchate 50.4%, Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate 26.1%, Ukrainian Greek Catholic 8%, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox 7.2%, Roman Catholic 2.2%, Protestant 2.2%, Jewish 0.6%, other 3.2% (2006 est.)
LanguagesUkrainian (official) 67%, Russian 24%, other (includes small Romanian-, Polish-, and Hungarian-speaking minorities) 9%
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.7% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2011)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 356,213
percentage: 7 % (2005 est.)
Education expenditures5.3% of GDP (2007)
Maternal mortality rate32 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight0.9% (2002)
Health expenditures7.3% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.517 physicians/1,000 population (2011)
Hospital bed density8.7 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate21.3% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013