09 August 2018

The overall assessment of socioeconomic situation for the region

In January-June 2018, the Tyumen region saw an increase of industrial production. Implementation of promising investment projects continued, scope of works in the “construction” economic activity was increased. Population of the region was increased. Increase in actual wages and actual disposable income of the population had positive influence on retail trade and volume of paid services provided to the population.

Industrial production

The industrial production index for January-June 2018 was 108.3%.

Production index for the “mineral extraction” economic activity was 106.1%. 6.2 million tons of oil were produced (106.1% of the level of January-June 2017).

Production index for the manufacturing sector was 109.2%, including:

- production of coke and petroleum products: 117.3%. Production of liquefied propane and butane increased by 12%; Production of diesel fuel decreased by 5%.

- metallurgical production: 136%;

- production of rubber and plastic goods: 126.2%. Production of polymeric pipes and fittings increased by 1.5 times.

- wood processing and production of wooden goods except furniture: 101.6%. Production of plywood increased by 5.3%; production of timber decreased by 26.2%;

- production of paper and paper products: 103.4%;

- production of machinery and equipment not included in other groups: 93.7%. Production of centrifugal pumps increased by 29%, production of other special-purpose machinery decreased by 21.5%;

- production of other non-metal mineral products: 99.5%. Production of cement, concrete and artificial stone construction bricks (including stone) increased by 18.7%, production of glass bottles decreased by 7.6%.

- food production: 102.9%; beverage production: 100.6%. Production of the following goods increased: cereals by 26.6%, flour by 11.5%, cream by 8.4%, liquid processed milk by 8%, dairy products by 7.1%, cheese by 5.2%, butter by 2.5%, cottage cheese by 2.4%, meat and meat-containing semi-finished products (chilled and frozen) by 12.7%, beef, pork, mutton and other animal meat by 12.0, poultry meat and by-products by 6.2%, pastry by 6.2%;

- production of chemical substances and products: 87.3;

- production of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers: 104%; other vehicles and equipment: 109%.

- production of electrical equipment: 93%. Growth continues in the production of cable products: 113.9%. Production of starter batteries for cars decreased by 23.5%;

- production of fabricated metal goods except machinery and equipment: 85.1%. Production of metal structures and goods decreased by 14.5% production of welding electrodes increased by 16.9%;

- production of medicines and materials used for medical purposes: 96.4%;

Production index for the “power, gas and steam supply; air conditioning” economic activity was 107.0% in January-June 2018. 6.5 billion kWh of electrical power was generated, 7.1% more than in January-June 2017. Production of steam and hot water increased by 5.5%, reaching 9.5 million Gcal.

Production index for the “water supply; sewerage, management of waste collection and disposal, pollution elimination activities” economic activity was 110.1% in January-June 2018.


Agricultural production volume among farms of all categories was 20.8 billion Rubles for January-June 2018 (103.0% of the similar period of the previous year).

Farms of all categories produced 59.2 thousand tons of meat (live weight) (105.9% of the 2017 level), 260.2 thousand tons of milk (103.6%), 740.0 million eggs (98.2%)

Compared with January-June 2017, agricultural enterprises saw increased production of meat (live weight) (8.2%) and milk (9.8%); decreased production of eggs (2.1%).

As of July 1, 2018, compared to the corresponding date of the previous yer, the farms of all categories saw an increase in the number of cattle (by 1.1%) including cows (by 2.3%), sheep and goats (by 2.0%) and decrease in the number of pigs (by 6.4%).

Agricultural enterprises saw an increase in the number of cows (2.1%) and decrease in the number of pigs (3.9%), sheep and goats (14.7%).

The growth of productive efficiency is observed for dairy cattle. Milk yeld per 1 cow in agricultural enterprises (excluding small business entities) was 3,284 kg in January-June 2018, or by 6.2% more than in January-June 2017. Egg yeld per 1 hen in January-June 2018 decreased by 1.2%, amounting to 163 eggs.

The sowing season 2018 was complicated for agricultural enterprises due to cold and rainy spring.

According to preliminary data, the total sown area for agricultural crops of the current year in farms of all categories amounted to 1,049.5 thousand hectares (99.3% compared to 2017).

In general, areas occupied by grain and leguminous crops were reduced in the region (by 3.5%), as well as vegetables (by 8.3%). Sown areas for industrial crops were increased (by 13.0%), as well as fodder crops (by 3.8%) and potatoes (by 0.3%).


For January-June 2018, the construction companies performed works with own means amounting to 88.7 billion Rubles (133.9% of the January-June 2017 level, in comparable prices).

Organizations of all types of ownership (including individual developers) introduced 490.8 thousand square meters of total area of residential houses (329,8 square meters per 1000 residents). The share of individual houses built by residents is 62.4%.

Investment volume for January-March 2018 was 66.8 billion Rubles (126.7% of the similar period of the previous year).

The largest volume of investment was directed to manufacturing sector (79.6% of total investment volume, excluding small business entities), with investments in manufacturing enterprises taking 56.9% in the investment structure.

Consumer market

Turnover of retail trade was 179.0 billion Rubles for January-June 2018 (107.2% of January-June 2017 level, in comparable prices). Goods were sold for the amount of 120.2 thousand Rubles per capita.

The proportion of food, beverages and tobacco comprised 45.8% of the retail trade turnover, while the proportion of non-food products was 54.2%.

Food court turnover amounted to 12.3 billion Rubles (100,9% of the corresponding period of 2017, in comparable prices).

Paid services were offered to the region population, for total amount of 41.3 billion Rubles (102.2% of the corresponding period of 2017, in comparable prices), or 27.7 thousand Rubles per capita.

The largest share of paid services comprised utilities (20.8%), telecommunications (17.4%), transport (12.1%), household (9%), healthcare (8.9%), education (8.5%) and housing (8.5%).

Foreign trade

According to the data of Ural customs administration, foreign trade turnover of the Tyumen region (excluding autonomous districts) including the mutual trade with EEU countries was 1,754 million USD (1,142.4 million USD for import and 611.6 million USD for export) for January-May 2018. A positive foreign trade balance of 530.8 million USD was achieved.

The largest share of export (65.9%) comprised energy complex products (TNVED Art. 27), namely oil and oil products (mostly diezel fuel and liquefied petroleum gases) with supply volume amounting to 753 million USD.

The second place (30.2% of total export) comprises chemical products (TNVED Art. 28-40), first of all, organic chemicals and polypropylene. For the period of January-May 2018 export volume of these products amounted to 344.6 million USD.

The share of wood processing products (plywood, wooden and plywood panels, chipboard) comprised 1.9%; the share of cars, equipment and transport vehicles comprised 0.9%; the share of food products and agricultural raw materials (except textile) comprised 0.7%.

Most export supplies were made to the Netherlands (30.8% of total volume), France (14.5%), Sweden (8.3%), Great Britain (8.2%), Belgium (6.6%), Poland (6.5%), Belarus (4.1%), Finland (4.1%), Germany (3.3%), Kazakhstan (1.9%), China (1.7%) and Turkey (1.5%).

The largest share of import (73.3%) comprised machinery, equipment and transport vehicles (TNVED Art. 84-90). Metals and metal goods took 12.8% and chemical products took 11.1%.

Main importing countries were: Germany (31.6% of total volume), USA (10.3%), China (9.6%), Italy (7.1%), Romania (5.6%) Belgium (3.5%), Latvia (3.2%), Poland (2.9%), the Netherlands (2.7%), France (2.3%) and Republic of Korea (2.1%).

Labor and employment

Unemployment rate for April-June 2018 was 4.5% (by ILO methodology). The number of officially registered unemployed persons as of 1 July 2018 is 3,949 people, the unemployment rate is 0.55% of the total labor force.

The coefficient of tension at the regional labor market is 0.2 persons per 1 job vacancy.


As of June 1, 2018, the region's population is 1,506.2 thousand people, according to preliminary data.

Natural population growth for January-June 2018 was 1,714 people; migration gain for the same period was 6,973 people.