The Ukrainian service for monitoring the registration data of Ukrainian companies and the court registry has published statistics on the registration of sole proprietorships and new companies in Ukraine in 2023.
As of December 29, 2023, 304,048 new FOP registrations were registered in Ukraine. The number of new businesses increased by 7% compared to 2021. New natural persons mostly indicated activities in the field of IT, retail and wholesale trade, provision of other individual services and services for providing meals and drinks.
The largest number of FOPs were opened in Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Lviv regions.
As for new companies, the indicators remained lower than the pre-war level. In 2023, 37,297 new companies were registered, and in 2021 – 56,267. New cases were also mostly registered in Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Lviv regions.