as of August 5, 2019
General state of social and economic environment in the region
In January – June 2019 a positive tendency was noted in the main sectors of the regional economy, i.e. industry, agriculture, construction, retail trade and public services.
In January – June 2019, the industrial production index reached 100.3% (compared to 102.6% to January – June 2018).
The growth rate of ‘Manufacturing Industry’ reached 100.5% (101.9% throughout Russia). The highest growth rate was registered in the production of:
- medicines and materials used for medical purposes (153.7%);
- furniture (116.0%);
- vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (112.6%);
- chemicals and by-products (111.0%);
- finished metal products (108.7%);
- electrical equipment (107.6%);
- other non-metallic mineral products (106.8%);
- food products (105.5%).
In January – June 2018, the index of mineral resources production reached 97.4% (104.0% throughout Russia).
The index of electricity, gas and steam supply, and air conditioning reached 102.7% (100.0% throughout Russia).
The index of water supply, water disposal, waste collection and disposal, and pollution control reached 113.6% (101.5% throughout Russia).
In January – June 2019, 23.4 billion rubles’ worth of agriculture products was produced: production index reached 104.0% (as compared to January – June 2018), while average index throughout Russia reached 101.2%.
In January – June 2019, farms of all categories produced 66.1 thousand tons of meat in live weight (101.4% as compared to the same period in 2018), 273.6 thousand tons of milk (104.2%), 786.9 million eggs (107.1%).
Production of meat (in live weight) by agricultural companies increased by 2.4%, production of milk – by 9.5%, production of eggs – by 7.4%.
There is also increase in the level of productivity of animals: milk production by agricultural companies (excluding small businesses) in January – June 2019 amounted to 3,667 kg per cow, which is 6.8% higher than in the same period in 2018. Production of eggs per hen remained the same as last year (163 eggs).
In January – June 2019 the volume of construction amounted to 104.2 billion rubles (110.5% as compared to the same period in 2018; the average Russian rate is 100.1%). During this period 485.4 thousand m2 were commissioned, which accounts for 321.8 m2 of new accommodation space per 1,000 people (1.6 times higher than Russian average rate: 205 m2 per 1,000 people). Accommodation constructed by individuals accounts for 45.1% (219.0 thousand m2).
The amount of investments in January – March 2019 reached 52.7 billion rubles.
The largest amount of investments went to production sector, accounting for 78.3% of the total amount of investments made by companies (excluding small businesses); 56.7% of all investments were made in manufacturing industry.
As for the volume of investments per head in January – March 2019, the Tyumen region exceeds the average Russian rate by almost two times (35.0 thousand rubles and 17.9 thousand rubles respectively), ranking 9th throughout Russia.
In January – June 2019, 191.8 billion rubles’ worth of goods was sold to consumers (103.9% as compared to January – June 2018). It accounts for average 127.1 thousand rubles per head (average Russian rate is 106.8 thousand rubles per head). For the period of January – June 2019 the region ranks 8th among other regions.
In January – June 2019, 47.2 billion rubles’ worth of services was delivered to consumers (101.4% as compared to January – June 2018). It accounts for average 31.3 thousand rubles per head (average Russian rate is 33.3 thousand rubles per head).
According to the Ural Customs Administration, foreign trade turnover including mutual trade with EAEU countries in January – May 2019 amounted to US$1,645.7 million (US$1,127.5 million per export and US$518.2 million per import). The foreign trade surplus amounted to US$609.3 million.
In export, the largest share (70.3%) was accounted for fuel and energy industry products (group 27 of foreign economic activity commodity nomenclature): mainly diesel fuel and liquefied hydrocarbon gases, the supplies of which amounted to US$793.0 million.
The second largest group (24.6% of export) was products of chemical industry (groups 28-40 of foreign economic activity commodity nomenclature): especially organic chemicals and polypropylene (US$277.2 million’s worth of such products was exported in January – May 2019).
The share of export of machinery, equipment and vehicles reached 2.7%; of timber products (glued plywood, sawn timber) – 0.9%; of food products and agricultural raw materials (excluding textiles) – 0.8%.
Mainly, products were exported to the Netherlands (19.7% of the total amount of export), the UK (13.9%), Germany (8.4%), Poland (7.9%), Belgium (7.7%), France (6.6%), Sweden (6.4%), Latvia (4.3%), the USA (3.8%), the Bahamas (3.5%), and Finland (3.2%).
In import, the largest share (47.7%) accounted for machinery, equipment and vehicles (groups 84-90 of foreign economic activity commodity nomenclature). The share of imported metals and metal products was 38.6%; of chemical products – 10.3%.
Mainly, goods were imported from China (38.1% of the total amount of import), Italy (11.7%), Germany (11.3%), Republic of Korea (6.4%), France (5.7%), Finland (3.6%), the USA (2.9%), India (2.5%), and the UAE (2.0%).
Labour and employment
The level of unemployment (according to ILO methods) in April – June 2019 amounted to average 4.3% (4.6% throughout Russia). The level of registered unemployment as of July 1, 2019 reached 0.59% of the workforce (average 1.0% in Russia as of July 1, 2019).
On average, there is 0.2 person per job position.
In January – May 2019 the region’s population grew by 7.7 thousand. According to preliminary estimates of the Tyumen State Statistics Committee, as of June 1, 2019, it amounted to 1,526.4 thousand people.