Statistical overview of the labor market conjuncture in Ukraine

  • Svitlana Koval’ Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University
Keywords: economic activity, employment, unemployment, evaluation of dynamics, numerical characteristics, population of working age, labor force, labor market


The subject of article is a research of the major problems of the labor market conjuncture in Ukraine by statistical evaluation of dynamics of the indicators of this sphere in I-st half year 2017. In the research were used to general scientific and special methods: analysis of dynamics and synthesis, analogies and comparisons, expert assessments, etc. The results of work based on the research of individual numerical characteristics of the key indicators of the labor market, which were analysed to some problems in the sphere of employment and unemployment in Ukraine, and also investigated the main prospects for their further development possible in modern conditions. The results of the research can be used by all interested parties, including organs of State executive power in improving the mechanisms for the implementation of socio-economic policy of employment and State regulation of the labor market of Ukraine. The conclusions. 1. At present, in Ukraine there are a number of problems for the effective development and functioning of the labor market. The main problems include the improvement of the existing legislation with the aim of a more clear definition of the main factor of the formation of the labor force  population of working age. 2. Lack of attention to the potentially economically active part of the economically inactive population by science, social policy and employment policy is a serious strategic miscalculation. 3. Given fairly large volume turnover workforce on the labor market, considerable mobility transitions from inactivity to employment or unemployment, no doubt the further development of fairly positive qualitative characteristics of distribution of labor among employed and unemployed and economically inactive population.


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Author Biography

Svitlana Koval’, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University

Koval’ Svitlana, Ph.D. in Economical Sciences, Assistant Professor of Economics Department

How to Cite
Koval’, S. (2017). Statistical overview of the labor market conjuncture in Ukraine. University Economic Bulletin, (35/1), 115-121. Retrieved from
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