In Kiev following the results of January - June, 2009 it was put into operation of 256,8 thousand sq.m of housing that is 56,9% less in comparison with the similar period of 2008, I reported the State committee of statistics of Ukraine on Friday.
According to the message, as a whole across Ukraine for the first half of the year-2009 volume of input of housing in operation was reduced by 43,9% in comparison with the similar period of 2008 - to 2,268 mln sq.m
Thus in rural areas 508,5 thousand sq.m of housing from the total amount that is 55,6% less in comparison with the first half of the year - 2008 were entered.
The greatest reduction of volume of input of housing in operation in January - June, 2009 was observed in Lugansk (for 79%), Nikolaev (for 72,2%) and Chernigov (for 70,8%) areas.
According to Goskomstat data, at the expense of the state budget in the first half of the year-2009 15,9 thousand sq.m of housing that is 69,4% less in comparison with the similar period of 2008 are constructed. As a whole, the share of the housing constructed for means of the state budget in January - June, 2009, makes 0,7% of nation-wide volume whereas in January - June, 2008 it made 1,3%.
Earlier the Minister of Regional Development and constructions Vasily Kuybida predicted reduction of input of housing in operation following the results of 2009 approximately for 6,62% - to 9,8 million sq.m, and in 2010 the indicator of input of housing can remain at the level of 2009.
According to statistical data, in Ukraine in 2008 it is put into operation of 10,495 million sq.m of housing that is 2,5% more in comparison with 2007. In particular, 7,64 million sq.m of housing are entered in the cities 1,25% less) whereas housing input in rural areas following the results of a year grew by 13,9% - to 2,856 mln sq.m
In 2008 228 sq.m of housing on 1 thousand people whereas following the results of 2007 this indicator made 221 sq.m on 1 thousand people are entered, writes Interfax - Ukraine.