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45+ Ukraine War Statistics, Facts & Trends

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The conflict in Ukraine has been ongoing since 2014, but it blew up on 24 February 2022 with the Russian occupation. The war has claimed thousands of lives, displaced millions, and left the country in political and economic turmoil.

As the war evolves, keeping track of the latest statistics, facts, and trends is essential to understand the ongoing situation. We will explore the latest numbers in the Ukraine War and provide insights into the key trends and issues shaping the conflict.

10 Key Ukraine War Statistics (Editor’s Pick)

  • Between Feb. 2022 and April 2023, Ukraine recorded 688 boy casualties.
  • 10,608 Russian individuals were sanctioned globally from February 2022 to February 2023.
  • There were over 60,000 women Ukrainian military in 2022.
  • In 2022, Ukrainian refugees cost Poland €8.36 billion.
  • Germany allocated €449 monthly accommodation support per Ukrainian refugee.
  • According to 2022 estimates, rebuilding Ukraine could cost $350 billion.
  • 100,000 Russian and 13,000 Ukrainian service personnel lost their lives in 2022.
  • The United States delivered over 203 million rounds of small arms to Ukraine as of April 2023.
  • In 2022, Russia destroyed Ukrainian educational institutions worth $8.6 billion.
  • There were about 5,600 Nigerians in Ukraine in 2022, most of whom were students.

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Ukraine War Demographics Statistics

1. From 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2023, Ukraine recorded 8,740 adult casualties of unknown sex.

Out of the 8,740 casualties, 6,829 were injured, and 1,911 perished.

2. Almost half of the Ukrainian male casualties between Feb. 2022 to April 2023 lost their lives.

Ukrainian male casualties totaled 7,663, including 3,817 killed and 3,846 injured.

3. Around 53% of Ukrainian women casualties were injured between February 2022 and April 2023.

Total Ukrainian women casualties were 4,836, including 2,575 who were wounded and 2,261 who lost their lives.

4. Between Feb. 2022 and April 2023, Ukraine recorded 688 boy casualties.

The figure represented 423 injured boys, around 61% of the total casualties, and 265 deaths (about 39%).

5. Almost 59% of Ukranian girl casualties between Feb. 2022 and April 2023 were injuries.

The total casualties hit 504, with 297 wounded and 205 killed.

6. Between Feb. 2022 and April 2023, 305 Ukrainian children of unknown sex were recorded as war casualties.

274 of the casualties were injured, while 31 were killed.

7. 36% of Ukrainian adult casualties between Feb. 2022 and April 2023 were men.

23% of Ukrainian adult casualties were women, while around 4 in 10 had unknown sex.

8. Between Feb. 2022 and April 2023, Ukraine recorded 1,495 child casualties.

46% of child casualties were boys, 34% were girls, and 1 in 5 had unknown sex.

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Ukraine War Sanction Statistics

9. 10,608 Russian individuals were sanctioned globally from February 2022 to February 2023.

Global territories and organizations also sanctioned 3,431 Russian companies, 492 institutions, and 3 Vessels.

10. Ukraine imposed 4,586 list-based sanctions on Russia from February 2022 to February 2023.

The United States followed with 2,099.

Country Total Number of List-Based Sanctions
Ukraine 4,586
United States 2,099
Switzerland 1,490
New Zealand 1,223
United Kingdom 1,183
Belgium 1,155
EU 1,155
Australia 903
Japan 719
Poland 19

11. European Union (EU) sanctioned 1,473 Russian individuals and 205 entities as of February 25, 2023.

Before that, as of December 16, 2022, the EU had sanctioned 1,386 Russian individuals and 171 entities for jeopardizing Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

Ukraine War Military Statistics

12. In 2022, the Russian military launched 20,000 artillery rounds in 24 hours.

The Ukrainian military responded by firing between 4,000 and 7,000 rounds per day.

13. There were over 60,000 women Ukrainian military in 2022.

Among them, about 5,000 were paramedics and snipers who work in combat groups.

Ukraine War Refugee Statistics

14. Russia welcomed over 2.8 million refugees from Ukraine as of March 10, 2022.

Poland received the second-highest Ukrainian refugees (1,577,289) as of March 7, 2023, while Germany came third (1,056,628 refugees) in the same month.

15. From February to March 2023, there were no Border crossing refugees from Russia to Ukraine.

But there were 2,852 border crossings from Ukraine to Russia, 10,452 from Ukraine to Poland, and 2,414 from Ukraine to Hungary.

16. In 2022, Ukrainian refugees cost Poland €8.36 billion.

Germany also spent €6.81 billion to accommodate Ukrainian migrants fleeing the Russian invasion, while Czechia spent €1.96 billion. It cost Spain and Romania €1.36 billion and €1 billion to take refugees from Ukraine.

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17. As of October 2022, Poland had spent over €6.2 billion to house Ukrainian refugees.

The country also spent over €1.1 billion on primary education for Ukrainian refugees, €356 million on secondary education, and €664 million on healthcare.

18. As of October 2022, Germany had spent over €4.4 billion to house Ukrainian refugees.

The country also spent €553 million on primary education, €466 million on secondary education, and €1,361 million on healthcare.

19. Germany allocated €449 monthly accommodation support per Ukrainian refugee.

As of June 2022, Ireland spent the second most (€412 monthly accommodation support).

Country Monthly Accommodation Per Refugee (€)
Germany 449
Ireland 412
Finland 323.21
Denmark 323
Belgium 280

20. In 2022, around 66% of global respondents supported allowing Ukrainian refugees to enter their nation.

In the survey, the top three countries willing to accept Ukrainian refugees fleeing the conflict were Britain (81%), the Netherlands (80%), and Sweden (79%).

Ukraine War Economic Impact Statistics

21. Slovakia anticipated a 4.3% increase in poverty in 2022 due to the Ukraine war.

Estonia came second (3.7%), Czechia was third (3.5%), and Lithuania followed (3%). Latvia and Bulgaria had 2.9% each to round up the top five.

22. According to 2022 estimates, rebuilding Ukraine could cost $350 billion.

Although Ukraine has suffered over $97 billion in direct losses due to the war, reconstruction could cost close to $350 billion. The figure was equivalent to 1.6 times the $200 billion GDP of the nation in 2021.

Ukraine War Discrimination Statistics

23. Dr. Jessica Orakpo walked for 20 hours to escape the Ukraine war in 2022 because she was black.

She first had to walk for 12 hours to catch a bus leaving the country, but she was denied access since she was black and African. It took her another eight hours to cross to a neighboring country.

24. Ukrainian transport department allowed only 30 Indians after 500 Ukrainians boarded their bus.

Indians and other nationalities had to walk 4 to 5 kilometers from one checkpoint to another to get to the border.

Ukraine War Casualty Statistics

25. From 1 to 9 April 2023, Ukraine recorded 44 civilian deaths.

There were 178 deaths in March 2023. The table below shows monthly deaths recorded in Ukraine from November 2022 to April 9, 2023.

Month Number of Deaths
1 to 9 April 44
March 2023 178
February 2023 141
January 2023 198
December 2022 206
November 2022 185

26. Ukraine had 119 injured civilians from 1 to 9 April 2023.

The number was 158 in March 2023, 458 in February 2023, and 539 in January 2023.

27. The Ukraine war left around 17.6 million casualties in 2023 in need of multisectoral humanitarian assistance.

This number comprises 6.4 million individuals who have been internally displaced, 4.4 million who returned home, and 6.9 million who stayed indoors throughout the war.

28. 100,000 Russian and 13,000 Ukrainian service personnel in 2022 lost their lives.

Furthermore, about 400 children were among the more than 7,000 civilians in Ukraine who perished due to the fighting.

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29. From 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2023, 22,734 civilian casualties were recorded in Ukraine.

This number includes 8,490 civilians losing their lives and 14,244 getting injured.

30. 9,410 casualties were recorded in Donetsk and Luhansk regions from 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2023.

5,483 people were injured, and 3,927 lost their lives.

31. Ukraine had 18,280 casualties from 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2023 from territory controlled by the government.

This figure includes 6,596 perishing during the war and 11,684 civilians injured.

32. Most Ukraine casualties were due to explosive weapons with a wide area effect.

This causative factor registered 13,495 injured civilians and 7,011 deaths from 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2023.

Mines and explosive remnants of war caused 261 deaths and wounded 508

1,218 were killed and 241 injured by other weapons and incidents.

33. From 1 to 9 April 2023, Ukraine recorded 163 civilian casualties.

Of the 44 killed civilians, 22 were men, 11 were women, and 11 were adults of unknown sex. Out of the 119 injured, 34 were men, 26 were women, 2 were boys, a girl, and 56 were adults of unknown sex.

Ukraine War International Aid Statistics

34. The United States delivered weapons worth over $18.1 billion to Ukraine from January to November 2022.

Germany came second with over $4 billion in weapons delivery.

Country Weapon Deliveries in Million $
United States 18,102.2
Germany 4,127.89
United Kingdom 3,509.48
Poland 2,138.5
Canada 1,207

35. Estonia contributed 1.07% of its GDP in bilateral aid to Ukraine between January 2022 and January 2023.

Latvia took the second spot, contributing 0.98% of the GDP in the same capacity. Lithuania came third with 0.65%, just ahead of Poland (0.63%), as the United States took the fifth spot (0.37%).

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36. The United States delivered over 203 million rounds of small arms to Ukraine as of April 2023.

It also delivered over 1,385,000 artillery rounds, over 115,000 Anti-armor rounds and systems, more than 70,000 sets of body armor, 15 helicopters, 33 watercraft, 51 radars, and over 48,000 Helmets.

37. As of February 2022, Germany had delivered 53,000 Anti-aircraft tanks ammunition (rounds) to Ukraine.

The country also delivered 4,000 Anti-aircraft tanks practice ammunition (rounds), 2,700 Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems STRELAs, 500 STINGERs, 5 Multiple launch rocket system MARS with ammunition, and 20 Rocket launchers 70mm on pick-up trucks with rockets.

38. Between Jan. 2022 and Jan. 2023, the U.S. committed to deliver 983 Armored Humvees to Ukraine.

So far, the country has delivered 250 units to Ukraine to aid its war efforts. 

The United States also committed 50 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles IFV and 4 Unspecified Command Post Carriers APC.

39. Germany delivered 50 MRAP vehicle DINGO AUVs to Ukraine between Jan. 2022 and Jan. 2023.

It committed 10 Protected AUVs and delivered 30, committed 40 MARDER IFVs, delivered 15 Bergepanzer 2 ARV, committed 10 Mobile and protected mine clearing system ARV, and delivered 4.

Ukraine War Damages Statistics

40. As of 2022, estimates put damages to the Ukrainian housing stock at $54 billion.

149,300 residential structures were destroyed, including 280 dorms, 17,500 apartment buildings, and 131,400 single-family homes.

41. In 2022, Russia destroyed Ukrainian educational institutions worth $8.6 billion.

Over 3,000 educational facilities were devastated, including 1,400 secondary schools, 865 preschools, and 505 higher education facilities.

42. As of December 2022, the damages to Ukrainian cultural, sports, and religious facilities hit around $2.2 billion.

There were 1,327 facilities damaged, including 95 religious, 168 sporting, 907 cultural, and 157 tourism-related.

43. Ukraine had incurred total infrastructural damage worth $137.8 billion as of December 2022.

The table below shows the top 15 damages on property types.

Property Type Damages Incurred In $ Billion
Housing 54
Infrastructure 35.6
Industries 13
Education 8.6
Energy 6.8
Land Resources and Agriculture 6.6
Transport 2.9
Trade 2.4
Utility 2.3
Tourism, Culture, and Sports 2.2
Healthcare 1.7
Admin. Buildings 0.8
Electronic communications 0.6
Social spheres 0.2
Financial sectors 0.1

Other Ukraine War Statistics

44. Around 4 in 10 countries in 2022 favor keeping Russia on as a diplomatic partner.

This was mainly in Indonesia (73%), India (66%), and Turkey (62%). 

Conversely, residents of Poland (21%) and the United States (33%) were the least in favor.

45. There were about 5,600 Nigerians in Ukraine in 2022, most of whom were students.

As of February 2022, 256 Nigerians in Ukraine sought refuge in Hungary, Poland, and Romania. Likewise, the diplomatic mission from Nigeria welcomed 130 people, 52 arrived in Warsaw and 74 in Budapest.

46. Russia controlled 7% of Ukraine before the invasion on February 24, 2022.

The 7% is around 16,000 square miles. By March 2022, it had expanded to 62,000 square miles, or nearly 27% of Ukraine’s total area. By February 2023, a Ukrainian counteroffensive had reclaimed about 29,000 square miles, leaving Russia with 18% of Ukraine’s territory.

Pray for Ukraine

The Ukraine war has devastated and profoundly impacted the country and its people. 

The numbers surrounding the war paint a sobering picture of the human cost and destruction caused by this ongoing conflict.

The war has also resulted in significant displacement, with millions of people being forced to flee their homes to seek refuge in other countries.

If that sounds like you, and you no longer have access to content from your country or seek better online safety in your new country, there’s hope. 

Read our guide on the best VPN services for Ukraine to boost your online privacy and bypass geo-restrictions anywhere.

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