Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

 

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

Type of economic activity "Wholesale and retail trade; Repairs of motor vehicles and motorcycles "includes wholesale and retail trade (ie, sales without processing) of any kind of goods and provision of auxiliary services related to trade in goods. Wholesale and retail trade is the final stage in the implementation (distribution, distribution) of goods. This type also includes the repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles. Non-processed sales include auxiliary trade operations such as sorting, calibrating, harvesting (packing), mixing, bottling, packaging, separation and re-packing for sale in smaller batches, storage (including freezing and cooling). Wholesale is a resale (sale without processing) of new or used goods to retailers, enterprises and organizations or other wholesalers, the activities of agents or intermediaries for the purchase of goods on behalf of such persons or the sale of goods to similar persons and companies.

In this type of economic activity employed 83.4 thousand active enterprises of Ukraine (13.7% of the total number of active enterprises). The leader in the number of active enterprises is Kyiv (29.2% of the number of active enterprises of Ukraine of this type of economic activity), followed by Dnipropetrovsk (9.9%) and Kharkiv (7.2%) of the oblast.

The volume of sales of goods (goods, services) by enterprises of this type of economic activity is UAH 2414.1 billion (38.8% of the total volume of sales).

The employed population in the wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles amounted to 3,516.2 thousand people (21.6% of the total employed population, the highest percentage of employment among all types of economic activity). The need for employers in employees according to the data of the state employment service at the end of 2016 amounted to 5.9 thousand people. In 2016, 61.7 thousand people were employed in this type of economic activity from the total number of registered unemployed. It is 13.6% lower than in the previous year and accounts for 15.1% of the total number of unemployed. Among the total number of registered unemployed (390.8 thousand) by the end of 2016, every eighth had previously worked in the processing industry or wholesale and retail trade; Repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles. Of the total number of vacancies, every sixth was in this type of economic activity. Wholesale and retail trade (20.9%) is one of the most common types of activity of the informally employed population (20.9%).

The average monthly wage in this type of economic activity in 2016 is UAH 5808, which is 12.1% higher than in the economy as a whole. Women are paid 22% less than men.