Ukraine takes the 66th place in the world the level of urbanization: 68% of its population lives in cities (Urbanization statistics, n.d.). This trend causes a lot of problems for the country, although it has some positive effects. The economic potential of Ukraine is insufficient to deal with the problems of urbanization.
Positive results of urbanization. Urban population growth promotes to the development of social production. Industrial enterprises are concentrated in cities mostly and provide employment for the urban population. Perspectives of business development are small in villages.
Institutions of science and culture are concentrated in cities.