February 26, 2020

Ranking Russia's Regions



Ranking Russia's Regions
Where did Moscow land on the list? Image by Pixabay

Rosstat, Russia’s Federal State Statistics Service, released a ranking of Russian regions according to quality of life. Unsurprisingly, the leaders were Moscow, the Moscow Region, and St. Petersburg.

The rating considered 70 features, including income level, employment, housing conditions, safety, demography, education, ecology, climate, social and transport infrastructure development, and small business development. Other leading regions included Tatarstan, the Leningrad Region, and the Voronezh Region.

Experts believe that Moscow and St. Petersburg will remain popular in the coming years not only because of their highly developed economy and social infrastructure, but also because these areas have a lot of potential for development.

The bottom of the list included, among others, Tuva and Karachay-Cherkessia. However, the scores for these areas show an increase over last year’s scores, which indicates an overall improvement in their quality of life.

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