The main indicators socially - economic development of the Nikolaev area in the first half of the year:
In January - June, 2009 2,4 million tons of freights that is 20,8% less are transported, than for the same period of last year, a passenger turnover increased by 19,5%.
Foreign economic activity
In January - June, 2009 the volume of export of goods in the Nikolaev area reached 521,2 mln. dollars of the USA and grew in comparison with the corresponding period of last year by 2,1% (across Ukraine decreased by 44,1%).
In the first half of the year the area provided 3,6% of nation-wide volume of export and rose with traditional the seventh by the fifth place among regions of Ukraine.
The volume of import of goods made 269,5 mln. dollars of the USA and decreased by 27,9% in comparison with the corresponding period of last year (across Ukraine - 52,0%).
The positive balance of foreign trade made 251,8 mln. dollars of the USA at prevalence of export over import to 1,9 times.
The turnover of retail trade of all channels of realization for January - June, 2009 made 4,6 billion UAH and decreased by 14,9% in comparison with January - June, 2008 (across Ukraine - for 15,2%).
Level of a salary of one permanent member of staff in January - June grew in comparison with the corresponding indicator of last year by 14% and made 1721 UAH that is 2,6 times more than a living wage (669 UAH).
Total amount of an unpaid salary as a whole on area for July 1, 2009 makes 34,6 million UAH (growth since the beginning of year on 10,8 million UAH, or for 45,1%). The amount of debt on economically active enterprises for July 1, 2009 made 17,2 million UAH (growth since the beginning of year on 4 million UAH, or for 30,3%).
Employment of the population
Number of the registered unemployed for July 1, 2009 I made 19,2 thousand people and in comparison with the beginning of year I decreased by 6,7 thousand people 26,1% less).
Level of the registered unemployment as of July 1, 2009 made 2,6%. In comparison with the beginning of year it decreased by 0,9%, but in comparison with July of last year increased by 0,46%.Quantity of vacancies for July 1, 2009 I decreased by 60% in comparison with July 1, 2008.
Development of the credit market
Since the beginning of year falling of volume of deposits of the population in banking credit institutions of area proceeds. In six months 2009 deposits of the population decreased by 12,1% or for 431,8 million UAH and for July 1, 2009 the sum of deposits made 3,13 billion UAH
Deposits of the population to "Oshchadbank" for the same period grew by 21,6 million UAH about it reports a press - service of the Nikolaev regional state administration.