Labor market

Labor market

Dnipropetrovsk region – is one of the main labor markets in Ukraine, where 1.5 mln people (8.6% out of the total number of Ukraine) of economically active population are concentrated.

The region is one of the best among the regions in terms of working-age population employment – 70%. The average salary is growing by about 10% annually and was $517 in 2021.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion launched by the Russian Federation against Ukraine in February 2022, Dnipropetrovsk region has become a huge center for the provision of assistance to IDPs, the relocation of enterprises and higher education and research institutions from the southeast of Ukraine.

More than 300,000 internally displaced persons are registered in Dnipropetrovsk region, of which 52% are of working age. The largest number of immigrants are in the cities of Dnipro and Kryvyi Rih.

Rural population


Urban population


Dnipropetrovsk region is one of the leading academic centers of Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk region annually trains specialists in different spheres


institutions of higher education, where 61.5 thousd. students are studying.

In 2021, more than 16 300 specialists were trained.

institutions of pre-higher education (colleges, technical schools), where 34.2 thousd. students are studying.

In 2021, more than 8 700 specialists received their education.

professional and technical educational institutions, where more than 21 000 students are studying.

In 2021, more than 11 200 workers were trained.
Unique higher education institutions

Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs

Pridneprovsk State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Ukrainian State Chemical-Technological University

NTU "Dniprovska Polytechnic"

Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Dnipro State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Specialization Professional colleges Institutions of higher education
Education 457 1 318
Human sciences and Art 432 956
Social sciences, business and law, management and administration 1 204 5 045
Natural Sciences 126 445
Production and technologies 920 723
Automatisation and instrumentation 142 353
Mechanical engineering 905 1 363
Electrical engineering 620 572
Housebuilding 315 553
Transport 1 004 540
Farming, provisions and veterinary 178 534
Health protection 1 168 860
Services sector 288 403
Chemistry and bioengineering 108 472
IT 821 1 297

The average salary in the region by economy sectors

$513 $582 $345 $406 $609 $686 $371 $427
2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021

Enterprises social guarantees

Per month: $232.1
Per hour: $1.4
Minimum pension: $69.1
Working week duration: 5 days
Working-day duration: 8 hours
Retirement: 60 years
Main paid holiday: 24 calendar days
Additional holiday without payment: 14 calendar days
Unified social tax: 22%
Natural persons tax: 18%
Military levy: 1.5%
Business trips
maximum daily allowance for business trip in Ukraine $21.4
maximum daily allowance for business trip abroad $97
up to 3 years of work experience up to 50% of fixed salary is paid
from 3 to 5 years 60% of fixed salary
from 5 to 8 years 70% of fixed salary
from 8 years 100% of fixed salary
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