Source
Central bank

National Bank of Ukraine

International Reserves

USD 14.6 billion (2016)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved January 2017

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 95.3 billion (2017, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 366.3 billion (2017, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
7.6% 8.2% 2.2% -15.1% 0.3% 5.5% 0.2%
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017    
0% -6.6% -9.9% 1.5% 2.5%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 2,246.9 (2017, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 8,637.0 (2017, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017*
N/A N/A 0.39% 0.40% 0.3%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 14.4% 
  • industry: 26.3% 
  • services: 59.3%

(2016 estimate)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
-0.3% 12.1% 48.7% 15.1% 11.0%
         

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
7.3% 9.3% 9.1% 9.0% 8.7

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
40.7% 70.3% 80.1% 92.7% 92.1%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
-4.8% -4.5% -1.2% -3.7% -4.4%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: B-

Moody's: Caa3

Standard & Poor's / Moody's (Updated January 2017)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A

 

Largest companies

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

USD -2.0 billion (2017 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-2.1% (2017 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP (Exports of goods and services)

52.8% (2015)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.2% (2015)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.3% (2015)

Total exports

USD 34.0 billion (2016 estimate)

Export commodities

Ferrous and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, foodstuffs

Total imports

USD 38.3 billion (2016 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Energy, machinery and equipment, chemicals

Exports - major partners

Russia 12.7%, Turkey 7.3%, China 6.3%, Egypt 5.5%, Italy 5.2%, Poland 5.2% (2015)

Imports - major partners

Russia 20%, Germany 10.4%, China 10.1%, Belarus 6.5%, Poland 6.2%, Hungary 4.2% (2015)

FDI inflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 4,499 million USD 410 million USD 2,961 million
FDI outflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 420 million USD 111 million USD -51 million
Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser
2012 2013 2014 2015
USD 275.5 million USD 597.3 million USD -121.7 million USD 460.1 million
Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014

N/A

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Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015

N/A

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Best countries for doing business

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 80 out of 190 countries (2017)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 20 out of 190 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 81 out of 190 countries

Registering Property: 63 out of 190 countries

Getting Credit: 20 out of 190 countries

Protecting Minority Investors: 70 out of 190 countries

Trading Across Borders: 115 out of 190 countries

Paying Taxes: 84 out of 190 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 140 out of 190 countries

Getting Electricity: 130 out of 190 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 150 out of 190 countries

Global competitiveness ranking

85 out of 138 countries

(2016-2017)

Index of Economic Freedom

Ranking: 162 / Score: 46.76 (Repressed) (2016)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed)

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+2

Total area

603,500 sq km

Capital

Kyiv (Kiev) 

Currency

Hryvnia (UAH) 

Government type

Semi-presidential republic

Languages

Ukrainian (official) 67%, Russian (regional language) 24%, other (includes small Romanian-, Polish-, and Hungarian-speaking minorities) 9%   

Religions

Orthodox (includes Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox (UAOC), Ukrainian Orthodox - Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP), Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), Ukrainian Greek Catholic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish (2013 est.)

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2016* 2021*
N/A 48.664 million 45.598 million 42.501 million 42.057 million

*Estimate 

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2015
47% 62% 67% 70%
Population median age

40.4 years (2016 estimate)

Population growth rate

-0.39% (2016 estimate)

Life expectancy

71.8 years (2016 estimate)

Literacy

Total population: 99.8%
Male: 99.8%
Female: 99.7% (2015 est.)

(age 15 and over can read and write)

% of population living on less than $3.10 a day

0% (2014)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

24.1 (2014)

(0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 3
Civil Liberties: 3 (2017)                         

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free rating)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 21.62%   Mobile 144.02% (2015)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

48.88% (2015)

Mercer Cost of living index

Kiev: 176th (2016)

CO2 emissions

6.0 (2013)

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