Labor market

Population – 1,37 million people

  • urban – 0,6 million
  • rural – 0,77 million

There are 804 settlements, in the region, including 15 cities.

The most populated cities are:

  • Kalush 66,4 thousand people
  • Ivano-Frankivsk 260,6 thousand people
  • Kolomyia 61,3 thousand people

На 1000 women accrue to 896 men.

Out of the total economically active population (613,7 thousand people):

  • 565,8 thousand employed
  • 47,9 thousand unemployed

The rate of unemployment among employable residents, calculated according to the methodology of the International Labour Organization, was 7,8%.

Age structure of the population:

The largest number of full-time employees is concentrated in such sectors as education (27,2% of the average number of personnel registered in the oblast), industry (22,4%) and healthcare (16,3%).

  • legally established minimum wage in Ukraine is equivalent to — 170 USD per month
  • average nominal salary of full-time employees — 367 USD per month

Average monthly salary according to types of economic activity

Notwithstanding the rather low salary, manpower in the region is highly-educated. According to the Competitiveness Rating of Ukrainian Regions, the region ranked:

  • fourth in terms of the quality of primary education
  • sixth in terms of availability of research and engineering personnel
  • ninth in terms of the ratio of labour costs to workforce productivity