The head department of statistics generalized results of work sanatorno - resort (improving) institutions of Nikolayevshchina in 2008/09.
This summer in the region the extensive network of improving institutions - sanatoria, sanatoria - dispensaries, boarding houses, houses and recreation facilities functioned. By number of the revitalized people the Nikolaev area this year took the sixth place among other regions of Ukraine.
Over 134 thousand people used services of improving institutions. The vast majority (88%) revitalized the others had a rest for a long time, - for 1-2 days. In comparison with the previous improving season number of vacationers decreased by 12% and 2% respectively.
Among the people revitalized for a long time, nearly 40 thousand people are children aged till 18 years, the majority of them (87%), - were revitalized during the summer period. Thus in sanatorno - resort (improving) institutions part of summer carried out and 12 thousand Nikolaev children.
Sanatorno - resort (improving) institutions of area in 2008/09 12,9 thousand foreigners (8% less, than in the previous improving season) used services also. Traditionally, the vast majority (98%) foreigners is made by citizens of the states who were formed after disorder of the USSR, in particular citizens of the Russian Federation (5,1 thousand), the Republic of Moldova (4,6 thousand) and Belarus (2,9 thousand).