Sverdlovsk Region: No Change in Living Standards Since 2018

18 February 2020 (09:57)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, February 18, 2020. Sverdlovsk Region came 13th in the recent national rating of living standards, with its average score at 57,141. The rating position hasn’t changed since the year 2018, RIA Novosti’s data indicate.

The rating relies on the data available from Rosstat, Russia’s Healthcare Ministry, Russia’s Finance Ministry, the Central Bank, and other public sources.

Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Moscow Region came first, second, and third in the rating, as has been the case for many years now.

North Ossetia, Buryatia, Kalmykia, Ingushetia, Altay, Kurgan Region, Zabaykalsky Territory, Jewish Autonomous Region, Karachay-Cherkessia, and Tuva came last in the rating.

Experts say the federal constituencies on the top ten list are responsible for about 40% of Russia’s consolidated GDP, retail trade turnover, and capital investments. At the same time, the constituencies that came last in the rating scored higher this year against the previous years.

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