Professional, scientific and technical activities

 

(Statistical data of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine for 2016 is used)

The type of economic activity "Professional, scientific and technical activity" includes specialized professional, scientific and technical activities. This activity requires a high level of training and makes available to users specific knowledge and skills. This type of economic activity includes: activities in the fields of law and accounting; Activity of the main departments (head-offices), consulting on management issues; Activity in the fields of architecture and engineering; Technical testing and research; Research and development; Advertising activity and research of market conditions; Other professional, scientific and technical activities; Veterinary activities.

In this type of economic activity employed 30,2 thousand active enterprises of Ukraine (5% of the total number of active enterprises). The leader in the number of active enterprises is Kyiv - 13,256 enterprises (43.9% of the number of active enterprises of this type of economic activity), followed by Dnipropetrovsk region - 1964 enterprises (6.5%) and Kharkiv region - 1820 enterprises (6%).

The volume of sales of goods (goods, services) by enterprises of this type of economic activity is UAH 259 billion (4.2% of the total volume of sales of goods, services).

The employed population at enterprises with a type of economic activity "Professional, scientific and technical activity" amounted to 428.1 thousand people (2.6% of the total employment of the country). The need for employers in workers according to the data of the state employment service at the end of 2016 amounted to 0.8 thousand people. In 2016, out of the total number of registered unemployed, 6,000 people were employed in this type of economic activity. It is 22,4% lower than in the previous year and accounts for 1,5% of the total number of unemployed.

The average monthly wage in this type of economic activity for 2016 is 8060 UAH (from it scientific researches and developments - 6119 UAH), which is 55,5% higher than in the economy as a whole. Employees of professional, scientific and technical activities were traditionally the most paid in the country in 2016, together with aviation transport, information and telecommunications, financial and insurance activities, and among industrial activities - working in enterprises producing basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceuticals, extractive Industry and career development. However, in the gender aspect, traditionally, women's wages in professional, scientific and technical activities are 16.6% lower than men.