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(українці / ukrayintsi)
Y.Tymoshenko V.&W.Klitschko A.Shevchenko
Total population
37 million[1]–57.5[2]
Regions with significant populations
 Ukraine 37,541,693[3]
Related ethnic groups
Other Slavic peoples, pairticularly other East Slavs

Ukrainians are a group of East Slavic people from Ukraine. Ukrainians speak the Ukrainian language.

In 2001, there were 37 million Ukrainians in Ukraine. (That year, the census counted 37,541,693.[4])

Ukrainians and non-Ukrainians - around 3 million - left Ukraine during 2022's Ukrainian refugee crisis.[5]

The Ukrainians - one of the largest European nations totaling about 44 million.

The largest Ukrainian community abroad Ukraine is in Russia. About 3 million Russian citizens consider themselves to be Ukrainians. About 2 million Ukrainians live in North America (890,000 in the United States and 1 million in Canada). Many Ukrainians live in countries such as Brazil (880,000), Kazakhstan (500,000), Moldova (450,000), Argentina (305,000), Poland (300,000), Belarus (250,000) and Slovakia (200,000). Also, Ukrainian diaspora exist in Germany, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Romania and Latvia.

The connection with the Zaporozhian Cossacks especially, is emphasized in the Ukrainian national anthem, "We are, brothers, of Cossack kin".

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  1. Ukrainians at the Joshua Project
  2. The Ukrainian World Congress states that the Ukrainian diaspora makes 20 million: 20mln Ukrainians living abroad Archived 2012-01-05 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Results / General results of the census / National composition of population". All-Ukrainian Census, 2001. 2001-12-05. Archived from the original on 2019-01-07. Retrieved 2007-08-05.
  4. "Number and composition population of Ukraine: population census 2001". State Statistics Committee of Ukraine. 5 December 2001. Archived from the original on 6 July 2007. Retrieved 5 August 2007.
  5. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-60555472. BBC. Retrieved March 19, 2022