Results of socio-economic development of the Saratov Region in 2020
In 2020, compared to 2019, the economy of the region showed positive dynamics in a number of indicators that determine the socio-economic development of the region.
At the end of 2020 industrial production index achieved 102.8%, the volume of shipped goods of own production, works and services performed by its own strength for all range of organizations – 560.4 billion rubles or 103.5% in current prices at 2019.
Among the municipalities of the Saratov region in 19 districts was an increase in production to saw. The highest values of the industrial production index were fixed in the Pitersky (123.1%), Krasnopartizansky (116.6%), Atkarsky (114.5%), Balakovsky (114.0%) and Petrovsky (112.5%) districts.
Manufacturing enterprises shipped products with worth 420.6 billion rubles (105.4%), industrial production index – 104.4%.
Volume of shipped goods of own production, works and services performed by own strength for the mining of minerals amounted to 32.9 billion rubles (98.9%), the index of industrial production – 89.7%.
Volume of shipped goods with own production, works and services performed by its own strength to provide electricity, gas and steam, air conditioning amounted to 94.7 billion rubles or (96.8%), the industrial production index – 103.8%.
The volume of shipped goods of own production, works and services performed by own strength on water supply, water disposal, organization of waste collection and disposal, activities for the elimination of pollution amounted to 12.2 billion rubles (108.3%), the index of industrial production – 109.3%.
Volume of investments in fixed assets in 2020 amounted to 167.2 billion rubles, 96.4% compared to the level of 2019.
In 2020, the investment portfolio of the region consisted of 168 large projects (over 50 million rubles) with a total investment of 649 billion rubles and the creation of 9.7 thousand new jobs.
In 2020, 35 investment projects were completed with a total investment of 14.5 billion rubles, and more than 700 new jobs were created.
In 2020 agricultural products were produced in the amount of 174.1 billion rubles (109.3%). Production amounted to: livestock and poultry meat on hoof - 175.5 thousand tons (97.2%), milk – 752.2 thousand tons (100.7%), eggs – 921.6 million pieces (98.1%).
In 2020, according to preliminary data, the sown area of agricultural crops in farms of all categories increased by 2.6% compared to 2019, and amounted to 4166.0 thousand hectares, including in agricultural organizations-2091.6 thousand hectares, in farms and individual entrepreneurs - 2044.6 thousand hectares, in households - 29.8 thousand hectares. In the structure of sown areas, cereals and legumes make up 55.5%, technical crops – 39.3%, potatoes and vegetable – melons-0.7%, forage crops-4.5%.
According to preliminary data for 2020, the Saratov region ranks first in the Volga Federal District in terms of gross grain harvest, production of sunflower seeds and vegetables.
On the date of January 1, 2021 in farms of all categories of the region, according to calculations, the number of cattle amounted to 435.9 thousand heads, including cows-195.0 thousand, pigs – 270.0 thousand, sheep and goats-554.9 thousand heads.
According to preliminary data, in 2020, in farms of all categories of the region, the gross milk yield increased by 1.2% compared to the previous year and amounted to 752.2 thousand tons, egg production decreased by 1.9% (921.6 million units).production of livestock and poultry for slaughter (on hoof) decreased by 2.3% (175.5 thousand tons).
Wholesale trade turnover of organizations of all types of economic activity
In 2020 wholesale trade turnover of organizations of all types of economic activity in January-December 2020 amounted to 435259.9 million rubles, and decreased by 2.2% compared to January-December 2019.
Share of wholesale trade organizations accounted 80.2% of the wholesale trade turnover of organizations of all types of economic activity (349.1 billion rubles).
In December 2020, the share of small businesses in the total volume of wholesale trade turnover was 55.2%
Retail trade turnover in 2020 amounted 395.0 billion rubles (100.1%).
In 2020 the population of the region was provided with paid services in the amount of 96.3 billion rubles. (89.8%).
The decrease was noted for the types of paid services, and that: transport (82.0%), housing (96.8%), veterinary (95.5%), legal (96.6%), provided to elderly and disabled citizens (99.4%), utilities (94.2%), telecommunications (92.9%), household (93.4%), other (89.0%), medical (89.2%), educational services (86.9%), hotels and similar services for the provision of temporary housing (57.1%), physical culture and sports (58.1%), cultural institutions (49.7%), travel agencies, tour operators and other booking services and related services (52.3%), services of specialized collective accommodation facilities (31.8%).
Inflation in the consumer market of the region in December was 6.7%. Under the quarantine measures, inflation was affected by restrictions both on the demand side (the regime of self-isolation of the population) and on the supply side (the suspension of production of a number of goods that are not essential products, and the work of consumer services organizations).
Average nominal salary for 2020 was 33,365.3 rubles or 109.0% compared to the level of 2019
Level of officially registered unemployed at the end of 2020 was 2.97%.
Dynamics of volume of work performed by the type of activity "Construction"
In 2020 volume of work performed by the type of activity "Construction" amounted to 71.9 billion rubles, index of physical volume – 102.8%.
Dynamics of commissioning of residential buildings in the Saratov region
In 2020, 1158.8 thousand square meters of housing were commissioned in the region at the expense of all sources of financing, or 96.4% of the level of 2019. In 2019, housing commissioning amounted to 1202.3 thousand sq. m. The share of individual housing construction in the total volume of housing commissioned was 54.2% (628.3 thousand sq. m).