15,000 km of roads, 5,000 km of railways have been destroyed, 15 airports, 350 bridges are laid out since the war began

During March 10-17 damage to Ukrainian infrastructure in war increased by UAH 330 billion, or $8.3 billion, to UAH 1.8 trillion ($62.6 billion).

It is reported by the Interfax Ukraine with the reference to a joint study by the KSE Institute, the Economic Strategy Center, and Prozorro.Sale.

Since the beginning of Russian invasion to Ukraine on February 24, 2022, at least 411 educational institutions, 36 heathcare institutions, 1,600 residental buidings, 26 factories, or their plants, several thermal, and hydroelctric power plants, etc, according to calculations of KSE Institute.

Moreover, over 15,000 km of roads, 5,000 km of railways have been destroyed, 15 airports, 350 bridges, and bridge crossings were destroyed, or laid out, etc.

Losses of the Ukrainian economy from the damage of physical infrastructure

Infrastructural facilitiesQuantity, unitsLosses, $ million
Railway Stations475.592
Health Care Institutions362.466
Nuclear Power Plants12.416
Institution of tertiary education2731.280
Residential Buildings1.6001.245
Factories, enterprises45643
Administrative buildings30492
Military airfields10390
Aircraft An-225 “Maria”1300
Shopping, and Entertainment Center7120
Thermal, and hydroelectric power plants7101

The KSE explains that calculations are based on an analysis of several thousand public reports by citizens, government, and local authorities about loss, and damage throughout the country.

As a reminder, as of March 16, 2022, the Cabinet of Ministers preliminaryly evaluates Ukrainian losses from the Russian aggression at $500 billion.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Russian Army had destroyed 3,500 infrastructure facilities. Including 230 transport infrastructure facilities, 165 public life support facilities, such as electrical sustations, and gas pipelines, 72 educational institutions, 21 healthcare institutions, 2,700 residental buildings, 10 social institutions. As well as more than 400 facilities of the State Emergency Service, the National Police, etc.