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A brief reference concerning the Volyn region

(the main indicators of socio-economic development as of 01.01.2021)

 

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.

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 - 78 (8 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 01.11.2020):

1028,8 thousand people, 2.5% of the population of Ukraine

including:

  • urban - 538.8 thousand people, 52.4%
  • rural - 490 thousand people, 47.6%

217.4 thousand people live in the regional center

Population density per 1 sq.km 51.4 people

Employment (January-November 2020):

Average number of full-time employees:

  • in all spheres of economic activity - 158 717 people:
    • industry - 39 586 people, 24.9%
    • agriculture, forestry and fisheries - 8 680 persons, 5.5%
    • construction - 3 975 people, 2.5%
    • wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles - 13 046 people, 8.2%
    • education - 41 822 people, 26.3%
    • health care and social assistance - 20 598 people, 13.0%

Industrial complex (January-November 2020):

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In January-November 2020, the volume of sold industrial products (works, services) excluding VAT and excise amounted to UAH 28 608.4 million - 1.3% of the volume of sold industrial products of Ukraine.

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

  1. Mining industry and quarries development - 0.2%
  2. Manufacturing - 84.3%, of which:
    • production of food, beverages and tobacco - 25.7%
    • manufacture of wood products, paper production and printing - 18.7%
    • mechanical engineering, except repair and installation of machinery and equipment - 17.5%
    • production of rubber and plastic products, other non-metallic mineral products - 7.1%
    • metallurgical production, production of finished metal products, except machinery and equipment - 2.4%
    • textile production, production of clothing, leather, leather products and other materials - 2.2%
    • production of chemicals and chemical products - 2.0%
  3. Supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning - 14.2%
  4. Water supply; sewerage, waste management - 1.3%.

Agriculture:

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Number of functioning agricultural enterprises of all forms of ownership - 360 units, farms - 640 units, personal farms - 147.1 thousand units

The share of the region in the volume of agricultural production of Ukraine in January-June 2020 is 2.9%.

The index of agricultural products, compared to the corresponding period of 2019, is 98.1%, including in agricultural enterprises - 102.6%, in households - 92.9%.

In January-March, farms of all forms of ownership produced agricultural products in the amount of UAH 1.1 million (at constant 2010 prices).

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.

Small business and its support infrastructure (as of January 1, 2019):

The number of small enterprises per 10 thousand population - 54 units.

Number of business entities - individuals - 37,150 people

The share of small enterprises in the total volume of sold products, works, services in the region (excluding VAT and excise duty) - 14.8%

Financial and credit institutions (credit unions) - 16 units.

Transport complex:

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Public transport network:

Operating length:

- railway tracks - 631.3 km (main tracks)

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

- highways of state and local significance - 6193.6 km

- including with a hard covering - 5801.8 km

The share of paved roads - 93.7%

Number of bridges

- automobile - 388 units.

- railway - 134 units.

Trade:

Retail trade turnover in January-November 2020 - 17.2 billion UAH

 The structure of retail trade in January-September 2020:

  • non-food products - 61.8%
  • food products - 38.2%

Socio-cultural sphere:

Healthcare (01.01.2021): 

  • Number of health care facilities - 75, including:
    • regional - 18,
    • district - 46,
    • urban - 11.
  •  Number of facilities with hospital beds - 36.
  •  Number of hospital beds - 6,510 (63.28 per 10,000 population).
  •  Number of doctors - 3626 (35 per 10 thousand population)
  •  Number of primary care facilities (with a subordinate network) - 26:
    • outpatient clinics of general practice-family medicine - 155 (in rural areas - 99, in urban areas - 56);
    • medical and obstetric points - 616.
  • Number of support institutions - 7.
  • Number of concluded declarations with family doctors - 878,775 (85.4% of the total permanent population), including: adult population - 653,352 (82.6%), children - 225,403 (95.0%).
  • Number of facilities that have concluded agreements with the National Health Service of Ukraine - 77 (including 12 private facilities).
  • Number of concluded agreements - 159 for 352 groups of services.
  • Emergency care network:
    • The total number of bases - 43, including branches - 17, points - 26.
    • There are 72 brigades in total, 18 medical teams, and 54 paramedics.
  • Education

 

Educational institutions

01.10.2020

01.01.2021

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

9/17 020 9/17 020

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

18/9 220 18/9 220

Number of vocational education institutions, units / students in them

20/ 8 143 20/7 942

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

488/38 640 488/38 640

Number of inclusive resource centers, units / children in them

25/4 095 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 - 38 (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 - 675
  • Libraries - 548
  • 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