Total population reached 42.6 mil in 2019 in Ukraine, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.981 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Ukraine reached an all time high of 52.2 mil in 1993 and an all time low of 37.3 mil in 1950. When compared to Ukraine's main peers, total population in Poland amounted to 37.4 mil, 20.9 mil in Romania and 138 mil in Russia in 2019.
Ukraine has been ranked 36th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.