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A brief reference concerning the Volyn region

(the main indicators of socio-economic development as of 01.07.2021)

 

Regional center – the Lutsk city

 

General information about the region:

 The area is 20 144 sq. km, 3,3% of the territory of Ukraine

 Distance from Lutsk to Kyiv:

  • by railway – 469 km;
  • by highways – 398 km.

Geographic data:

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On the territory of the region there are:

  • 267 lakes, out of which the Svitiaz lake – the largest one in Ukraine with an area of ​​2750 hectares,
  • 137 rivers, the largest of which are:
    • the Western Bug: on the border with the Lviv region 30 km long, on the border with the Republic of Poland – 220 km;
    • Luha – 89,1 km long on the territory of the region;
    • Prypiat – 172 km long on the territory of the region;
    • Stokhid – 191 km long on the territory of the region;
    • Turiia – 188 km long on the territory of the region;
    • Styr – 203 km long on the territory of the region.

The region is located in Polissya and forest-steppe natural-geographical zones.

The total area of forests is 687.2 thousand hectares (34.1 of the region area)

Territories of the nature reserve fund - 397 (with a total area of 235 948,47 hectares)

Wetlands - 116,66 hectares (5,8% of the region total area)

Borders:

It borders with the Rivne region on the east, with the Lviv region on the south, with the Brest region of the Republic of Belarus on the north, and with the Lublin Voivodeship of the Republic of Poland on the west.

On the territory of the region is the state border with a length of 442,76 km, including the borders:

  • with the Republic of Poland with a length of 228.04 km;
  • with the Republic of Belarus 214.72 km long.

There are 12 border crossing points:

  • 5 international border crossing points for road transport:
    • Ustilug
    • Yagodyn
    • Domanovo
    • Dolsk
    • Pulemets
  • 3 international border crossing points for railway connections:
    • Volodymyr-Volynskyi (Izov)
    • Yagodyn
    • Zabolottia
  • 1 interstate border crossing point for road transport:
    • Pishcha
  • 3 local border crossing points:
    • Guta
    • Samary
    • Tur 

Administrative-territorial units:

  • Number of districts - 4:
    • Volodymyr-Volynskyi
    • Kamin-Kashirskyі
    • Kovel
    • Lutsk
  • Number of rural settlements - 1087
    • Number of cities - 11
    • Number of urban settlements - 22
    • Number of rural settlements - 1054
  • Number of territorial communities – 54

Local state administrations:

  • Volyn Regional State Administration
    • Head - Yuriy Mykhailovych Pohulyayko (since December 03.12.2019)
    • The number of staff - 86, the actual - 76 (10 vacancies)
  • District State Administration - 4 

Local councils:

  • Volyn Regional Council
    • Head -  Hryhoriy Viktorovych Nedopad
    • Number of deputies of the regional council - 64 (actual - 64)
    • The number of employees of the executive staff of the council - 53, the actual - 51
  • City councils - 11
  • District councils - 4

Population (as of 01.06.2021):

1025,1 thousand people, 2.5% of the population of Ukraine

including:

  • urban - 535,9 thousand people, 52.3%
  • rural - 489,1 thousand people, 47.7%

216.7 thousand people live in the regional center

Population density per 1 sq.km 51.4 people

Employment (01.07.2021):

Average number of full-time employees:

  • in all spheres of economic activity - 147 838 people:
    • industry - 35 277 people, 23.90%
    • agriculture, forestry and fisheries - 9 165 persons, 6.2%
    • construction - 4 318 people, 2.9%
    • wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles - 20 117 people, 13,6%
    • education - 29 579 people, 20.0%
    • health care and social assistance - 19 526 people, 13.2%

Industrial complex (January-June 2021):

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In January-June 2021, the volume of sold industrial products (works, services) excluding VAT and excise amounted to UAH 19 412,7 million - 1.2% of the volume of sold industrial products of Ukraine.

The structure of sold industrial products by main activities in January-June 2021 as a percentage of the total regional volume:

  1. Mining industry and quarries development - 0.1% (31.12.2020)
  2. Manufacturing - 81.2%, of which:
    • production of food, beverages and tobacco - 24.0%
    • manufacture of wood products, paper production and printing - 23.1%
    • mechanical engineering, except repair and installation of machinery and equipment - 13.7%
    • production of rubber and plastic products, other non-metallic mineral products - 5.1%
    • metallurgical production, production of finished metal products, except machinery and equipment - 1.8%
    • textile production, production of clothing, leather, leather products and other materials - 2.7%
    • production of chemicals and chemical products - 1.4%
  3. Supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning - 17.6%
  4. Water supply; sewerage, waste management - 1.1%.

Agriculture:

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Number of functioning agricultural enterprises of all forms of ownership - 1000 units, farms - 700 units, personal farms - 147 thousand units

The share of the region in the volume of agricultural production of Ukraine in І quarter of 2021 is 3.4%. 

In June 2021 the index of agricultural products, compared to the corresponding period of 2020, is 95.6%, including in agricultural enterprises - 96.6%, in households - 94.6%.

Farms of all forms of ownership in І quarter of 2021 produced agricultural products in the amount of UAH 2.5 billion.

The main areas of production in the field of crop production: growing cereals and industrial crops, sugar beets, potatoes, vegetables, fruits and berries.

The main areas of production in the field of animal husbandry: milk production, meat.

In all categories of farms dated on July 1, 2021 contains: 123, 8 thousand heads of cattle, including 76,4 thousand cows, 248 thousand pigs, 9325,4 thousand heads of poultry.

The number of beef cattle of national lifestock are 18%, including 21% of cows.

In January - June 2021, milk production in agricultural enterprises increased by 3,4%.

 

Small business and its support infrastructure (as 01.01.2021):

The number of small enterprises per 10 thousand population - 57 units.

Number of business entities - individuals - 34 846 people

The share of small enterprises in the total volume of sold products, works, services in the region (excluding VAT and excise duty) - 15.9%

Financial and credit institutions (credit unions) - 22 units.

Transport complex:

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Public transport network:

Operating length:

- railway tracks - 597 km (main tracks)

- trolleybus lines (in single-track calculation) - 109.2 km

- highways of state and local significance - 6191.3 km

- including with a hard covering - 5798,8 km

The share of paved roads - 93.7%

Number of bridges

- automobile - 388 units.

- railway - 134 units.

Trade:

Retail trade turnover in January-June 2021 - 12,2 billion UAH

 The structure of retail trade in January-March 2021:

  • non-food products - 58.5%
  • food products - 41.5%

Socio-cultural sphere:

Healthcare (01.07.2021): 

  • Number of health care facilities - 77, including:
    • regional - 20,
    • district - 46,
    • urban - 11.
  •  Number of facilities with hospital beds - 36.
  •  Number of hospital beds - 6 448 (63.14 per 10,000 population).
  •  Number of doctors - 3 406 (33.24 per 10 thousand population)
  •  Number of primary care facilities (with a subordinate network) - 25:
    • outpatient clinics of general practice-family medicine - 160 (in rural areas - 104, in urban areas - 56);
    • medical and obstetric points - 226;
    • specialized and highly specialized medical care - 45;
    • center of emergency medical care and medicine of catastrophes - 1.
  • Number of support institutions - 7.
  • Number of concluded declarations with family doctors - 882 174 (86% of the total permanent population), including: adult population - 659 798 (83.7%), children - 222 372 (94.1%).
  • Number of facilities that have concluded agreements with the National Health Service of Ukraine - 80 (including 5 private facilities and 11 IEs).
  • Number of concluded agreements - 136 for 409 groups of services.
  • Emergency care network:
    • The total number of bases - 41, including branches - 16, points - 25.
    • There are 72 brigades in total, 18 medical teams, and 54 paramedics.
  • Education

 

Educational institutions

01.04.2021

01.07.2021

Number of higher education institutions of III-IV levels of accreditation, units / students in them

9/16 979 9/16 979

Number of higher education institutions of I-II levels of accreditation, units / students in them

18/9 046 18/9 046

Number of vocational education institutions, units / students in them

20/7 476 18/7 942

Number of full-time general secondary education institutions, units * / students in them

594/143 432 594/143 432

Number of permanent preschool institutions, units / children in them

484/33 456 488/38 640

Number of inclusive resource centers, units / children in them

25/4 691 25/4 479

* - incl.  4 private school

   

 Culture:

  • Regional academic theaters - 2 (musical-dramatic and puppet theater)
  • Regional Philharmonic - 1
  • Regional scientific and methodical center of culture - 1
  • Schools of aesthetic education - 37 (26 music, 3 art, 8 art schools)
  • Higher art educational institutions of I-II levels of accreditation - 1
  • Honored Song and Dance Ensemble of Ukraine "Kolos"
  • Club-type cultural institutions - 674
  • Libraries - 535
  • Museums - 106: state museums - 17, museums on a voluntary basis - 89
  • State Historical and Cultural Reserve in Lutsk
  • State Historical and Cultural Reserve "Starodavnyi Volodymyr" in Volodymyr-Volynskyi
  • Parks of culture and rest - 3
  • Zoo - 1
  • Cinemas - 8