Some results of land reform in Ukraine as of January 1, 2010
As of January 1, 2010 the total area of settlements of Ukraine reached 7424 thousand hectares.
The land inventory was completed at 4676.9 thousand hectares or 63 % of the total area of settlements.
Land inventory of non-agricultural land outside settlements was completed at 7921 thousand hectares or 77.9 % of the total area thereof.
In particular, in 2009 there was completed land inventory at 344.1 thousand hectares, of which 201.7 thousand hectares are outside settlements and 142.4 thousand hectares are within settlements.
Establishment and demarcation of boundaries of settlements
As of January 1, 2010 the boundaries have been established in 19252 settlements (or 64.5 % of the total number thereof), in particular:
- in cities of Oblast subordination – in 78 cities or 43.6% (the total number is 179);
- in towns of Rayon subordination – in 112 towns or 40% (the total number is 280);
- in settlements of urban type (small towns) – in 552 settlements or 62.3% (the total number is 886);
- in villages – in 18510 or 65% (the total number is 28490).
In 2009 there were established boundaries in 76 settlements, including 2 cities of Oblast subordination (Krasnoperekopsk in Crimea and Kremenchuk in Poltava Oblast), 13 towns, 2 settlements of urban type and 59 villages.
The state budget of Ukraine in 2009 did not provide for any funding of the establishment and demarcation of boundaries. Draft budget for 2010 does the same.
Delimitation and separation of state-owned and municipal land
As of January 1, 2010 there was 29357.8 thousand hectares subject to delimitation and separation. Bodies of local self-governance and local executive bodies took 2214 decisions on delimitation and separation at the area of 3520.2 thousand hectares.
On the basis of the said decisions the development of 422 sets of land management projects for delimitation and separation of 1432.4 thousand hectares were contracted.
57 sets of the same at the area of 173.1 thousand hectares were approved.
In particular, in 2009 there were taken 865 decisions of delimitation and separation in respect of 532 thousand hectares.
Back to list >>
(с) Non-governmental non-for-profit organization "Center for Land Reform Policy in Ukraine", 2008. Views of aurhors of materials placed on this web-site do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center for Land Reform Policy in Ukraine. Use of any materials of which Center for Land Reform Policy in Ukraine is author and/or owner is allowed under condition of reference (for internet-based media - hyperlink) to Center for Land Reform Policy in Ukraine