E.g., 11/21/2014
E.g., 11/21/2014

Country Resource - Ukraine

Ukraine

UA
  • Population......................................................................44,291,413 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-0.64% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................9.41 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................15.72 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-0.06 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups..................................Ukrainian 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)

CIA World Factbook

Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has expanded immigration and emigration rights – but it has also become a neighbor of the expanded European Union, a crossroads for illegal migration, and fertile ground for human traffickers. Olena Malynovksa of the National Institute for International Security Problems in Kyiv reports.

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Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has expanded immigration and emigration rights – but it has also become a neighbor of the expanded European Union, a crossroads for illegal migration, and fertile ground for human traffickers. Olena Malynovksa of the National Institute for International Security Problems in Kyiv reports.