Russian Regions in January-September 2018

Natalia Zubarevich – Main Research fellow of the Demography and Migration Research Department, Institute of Social Analysis and Forecasting, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Multidirectional trends were relevant for development of regions during three quarters of 2018. On one hand, industrial growth continued in ѕ of regions, consumption increased practically everywhere, unemployment did not experience any visible changes. On the other hand, new housing supply decreased in half of regions and decline of real households incomes continued in ѕ of regions. Regional budgets improved while number of territories demonstrating deficit reduced by half.

Key words: RF regions, socio-economic situation of regions, regional budgets.