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NATIONAL STATISTICAL COMMITTEE

OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

BELARUS IN FIGURES
STATISTICAL REFERENCE BOOK

MINSK

2016

Editorial board:
I.V.Medvedeva - Chairman
I.S.Kangro, Zh.N.Vasilevskaya, I.E.Kukharevich, O.A.Dovnar,
E.M.Palkovskaya,

The statistical reference book provides brief information on socioeconomic situation in the Republic of Belarus.
Selected data for 2014 are revised as compared to those published
earlier, in some cases data for 2015 are preliminary and are subject to
revision in further issues.
Electronic version of the reference book is available on the official
website of the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus at
www.belstat.gov.by

Explanation of symbols:
not applicable
data not available
0,0 negligible magnitude

The discrepancy between the totals and the sum in some cases can
be explained by using rounded off data.

ISBN 978-985-7015-97-9

National Statistical Committee


of the Republic of Belarus
e-mail: belstat@mail.belpak.by
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CONTENTS
CONTENTS
Main characteristics of the Republic of Belarus
Main characteristics
State structure
Administrative-territorial division
Main socio-economic indicators
Indices of main socio-economic indicators
Population
Population size
Components of population change
Natural population movement
International migration
Age-sex population pyramid
Population of the most numerous ethnicities
Population by regions and Minsk city
Cities and towns with 100 000 and more population
Marriages and divorces
Marriages and divorces per 1 000 population
Average age at marriage
Labour and employment
Labour resources
Employed population by ownership type
Employed population by economic activity
Unemployed registered with labour, employment and social protection
agencies
Living standards
Main indicators of income of poulation
Structure of money income of population
Purchasing power of average per capita disposable money income
of population
Share of population with average per capita disposable resources
below the subsistence level budget
Pattern of consumer expenditure of households
Nominal and real wages and salaries by economic activity
Main indicators of pension coverage
Education
Main indicators of education
Number of students in higher education by fields of education
Number of foreign national students in higher education institutions
of the Republic of Belarus
Public health
Main indicators of public health
Subjective assessment of health by the population as for beginning of 2016

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Culture
Historical, cultural and natural sites of Belarus inscribed on the UNESCO
world heritage list
Immovable heritage properties included in the state list of historic and cultural
values of Belarus
Historical and cultural sites by regions and Minsk city in 2015
Main indicators of museums
Most popular museums in 2015

Belarus in figures

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CONTENTS
Professional theatres
Attendance of theatres
Most visited theatres in 2015
Main indicators of concert organizations
Main indicators of stationary circuses
Main indicators of cinemas
Main indicators of libraries

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31

Tourism and recreation


Indicators of tourism development
Number of visits by countries
Hotels and similar accommodation facilities
Sanatorium-health resort and health improvement organizations
Physical culture and sport facilities
Physical culture and sport
Share of the population over 16 years engaged in physical culture
and sport at the beginning of 2016

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34
34
35
35
35

Gross domestic product


Gross domestic product and labour productivity
Share of production sector and services sector in GDP
Structure of GDP by economic activity

36
36
37

Characteristics of economic entities


Number of economic entities
Distribution of legal entities by ownership type

38
38

Industry
Main indicators of industry
The ratio of export and industrial output
Indices of industrial production by economic activity
Structure of industrial production
Structure of manufacturing

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41

Agriculture
Main indicators of agriculture
Structure of agricultural production by type of farm
Structure of plant-growing and animal husbandry production by type of farm
Structure of sown areas under agricultural crops
Gross harvest and yield capacity of agricultural crops
Number of livestock and poultry
Production of basic animal husbandry products
Production of basic agricultural products per capita

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45

Fixed capital investment


Dynamics of fixed capital investment
Technological structure of fixed capital investment
Structure of fixed capital investment by ownership type
Structure of fixed capital investment by source of financing
Structure of fixed capital investment by economic activity
Indices of fixed capital investment by economic activity

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Construction
Main indicators of construction
Volume of contract work in Construction activity by ownership type
Housing construction

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49
50

Commissioning of social and cultural facilities

50

Transport
Main indicators of transport
Lenght of national roads
Freight transportation and freight turnover by mode of transport
Structure of freight turnover by mode of transport
Passenger transportation and passenger turnover by mode of transport
Structure of passenger turnover by mode of transport
Availability of motor vehicles
Population provision with passenger cars

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54
54

Communications
Revenues from communication services
Main indicators of mobile cellular telecommunications
Number of mobile cellular telecommunication subscribers per 1 000 population
Internet users by purpose of internet use in 2015

55
55
56
56

Trade and services for population


Retail turnover and catering turnover
Sales of selected food products and non-food goods by trade organizations
in 2015
Paid services for population
Volume indices of paid services for population by type
Structure of paid services for population by type

57
58
58
59
59

Finances
Consolidated budget of the Republic of Belarus
Expenditures of the consolidated budget on social sector

60
60

Prices and tariffs


Price and tariffs indices
Consumer price indices for goods and services

61
61

Foreign investment
Investment received from foreign investors by type
Inflows of foreign investment by economic activity
Inflows of foreign investment by economic activity
Inflows of foreign investment by main countries-investors
Net foreign investment, disinvestment (-) by economic activity
Targeted use of foreign investment in 2015
Structure of foreign investment by type of fixed assets in 2015
Accumulated foreign investment by economic activity at year-end 2015

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62
63
63
64
64
65
65

Foreign trade
Foreign trade in goods and services
Foreign trade in goods
Foreign trade in goods with selected countries
Structure of foreign trade in goods with selected countries in 2015
Commodity structure of exports and imports in 2015
Foreign trade in services
Exports and imports of selected services

Belarus in figures

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MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
Land area

207.6 thous. km2 (42% - agricultural land,


42% - forest land, 6% - surface water,
including marshes,10% - other lands)

Population

9 498.4 thous. persons

Population density

46 persons per 1 km2

Capital

Minsk - 1 959.8 thous. persons

Extension

from North to South - 560 km,


from West to East - 650 km

Longest rivers within


the boundaries of the
country, km

Dnepr - 700, Berezina - 561,


Pripyat- 495, Sozh - 493,
Neman - 436, Ptich - 421

Largest lakes, km2

Naroch - 79.6, Osveyskoye - 52.8,


Chervonoye - 40.8

Highest point above


sea level

345 m (the Dzerzhinskaya mountain,


Dzerzhinsk, Minsk region)

Lowest place above


sea level

80 - 90 m (valley of the Neman river,


Grodno region)

Average temperatures
in 2015

January - (-1.10), July - (+18.40)

State border

in the West - with Poland;


in the North-West - with Lithuania;
in the North - with Latvia and Russia;
in the North-East and East - with Russia;
in the South - with Ukraine.

as of January 1, 2016

Latvia
nia
Lit
ua

Poland

ia

Grodno

ss
Ru

Vitebsk

Mogilev

Minsk

Gomel

Brest

Ukraine
The Republic of Belarus is ranked:
in the world - 84 for its land area and 92 for its population;
among the CIS countries - 6 for its land area and 5 for its population.

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MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
STATE STRUCTURE
The Republic of Belarus is a unitary, democratic, social state based
on the rule of law.
The state power in the Republic of Belarus shall be exercised on the
principle of its separation into legislative, executive and judical powers.
The President of the Republic of Belarus shall be the Head of the
State, the guarantor of the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, of the
rights and freedoms of a man and a citizen.
The Parliament - the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus - is
a representative and legislative body of the Republic of Belarus, shall
consist of two Houses - the House of Representatives and the Council
of the Republic.
Executive power in the Republic of Belarus shall be exercised by the
Government - the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.
Judicial power in the Republic of Belarus shall reside in the courts.
ADMINISTRATIVE-TERRITORIAL DIVISION
as of January 1, 2016

Regions

Districts

118

Cities and towns

113

Districts in cities and towns

24

Urban-type settlements

90

Rural localities

23201

27

km

Vitebsk

199

276 km

Grodno
m

4k

33

km

315

Mogilev
km

Minsk
Gomel

Brest

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MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
MAIN SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS
2012

2013

2014

2015

Population (end of year),


thous. persons

9 463.8 9 468.2 9 480.9 9 498.4

Average annual number of


employed in the economy,
thous. persons

4 612.1 4 578.4 4 550.5 4 493.7

Gross domestic product


total, BYR trln
per capita, BYR mln
Industrial production, BYR trln
Agricultural produce in farms of all
types, BYR trln
Fixed capital investment,
BYR trln

530.4

649.1

778.1

869.7

56.0

68.6

82.1

91.6

615.9

605.6

673.9

729.0

96.7

105.8

131.2

136.7

154.4

209.6

225.7

206.3

Commissioning of residential
buildings, mln. m2 oftotal floor
space

4.5

5.2

5.5

5.1

Freight turnover, bn tonne-km

131.7

130.8

131.4

126.0

25.3

26.6

25.1

24.0

Passenger turnover,
bn passenger-km
Retail turnover, BYR trln

202.3

268.0

318.1

347.3

Paid services for population,


BYR trln

37.2

53.9

75.5

79.4

Revenues of the consolidated


budget, % of GDP

29.8

29.2

28.2

30.6

Expenditures of the consolidated


budget, % of GDP

29.3

28.9

27.1

28.8

Surplus, deficit (-) of the


consolidated budget, % of GDP

0.5

0.2

1.0

1.8

Nominal gross average monthly


wages and salaries, BYR thous.

3 676.1 5 061.4 6 052.4 6 718.71)

Average pension (end ofyear),


BYR thous.

1 885.5 2 206.8 2 643.5 2 805.7

Volume of foreign trade in goods


and services2), USD bn

1)
2)

100.9

90.4

87.1

65.6

exports

51.9

44.0

43.3

32.9

imports

49.0

46.4

43.8

32.7

balance

2.9

-2.4

-0.5

0.2

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.


According to the balance of payments methodolody.

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MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
INDICES OF MAIN SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS1)

(%)
2012

2013

2014

2015

99.9

100.0

100.2

99.99 100.05

100.1

100.2

2010=100

107.3

108.4

110.2

105.9

previous year=100

101.7

101.0

101.7

96.1

2010=100

107.6

108.7

110.4

105.9

previous year=100

101.8

101.0

101.6

95.9

2010=100

115.4

109.7

111.9

104.5

previous year=100

105.8

95.1

102.0

93.4

2010=100

113.6

108.8

112.0

108.9

previous year=100

106.6

95.8

102.9

97.2

104.1

113.8

107.2

91.4

88.3

109.3

94.2

85.2

2010=100

67.6

78.7

83.3

76.3

previous year=100

81.8

116.5

105.8

91.6

101.9

101.1

101.6

97.4

98.1

97.7

100.5

95.9

2010=100

107.6

113.3

106.8

102.3

previous year=100

106.7

105.2

94.3

95.7

Population size (end of year)


2010=100
previous year=100

99.8

Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product per capita

Industrial production

Agricultural produce in farms of


all types

Fixed capital investment


2010=100
previous year=100
Commissioning of residential
buildings

Freight turnover
2010=100
previous year=100
Passenger turnover

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MAIN CHARACTERISTICS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Continued
2012

2013

2014

2015

2010=100

124.4

146.8

155.6

155.9

previous year=100

114.1

118.0

106.0

100.2

2010=100

113.7

122.7

122.8

120.0

previous year=100

107.6

107.9

100.1

97.7

2010=100

120.2

139.8

141.1

132.8

previous year=100

121.5

116.3

100.9

94.1

2010=100

123.8

144.0

145.8

140.22)

previous year=100

121.5

116.4

101.3

96.92)

2010=100

126.9

127.5

131.4

124.6

previous year=100

164.6

100.5

103.1

94.8

121.8

116.5

116.2

112.0

120.6

110.7

113.5

116.0

130.2

114.9

117.8

106.1

127.2

117.8

108.0

121.5

2010=100

177.1

150.3

147.8

112.2

previous year=100

111.5

84.9

98.3

75.9

2010=100

133.3

126.0

119.0

88.8

previous year=100

102.7

94.6

94.4

74.6

Retail turnover

Paid services for population

Real disposable money income


of population

Real wages and salaries

Real pensions (end of year)

Consumer price index3)


Industrial producer price index

3)

Agricultural producer price index


Price index in construction3)

3)

Exports of goods and services

Imports of goods and services

1)
Value indices are provided at constant prices; external trade indices are shown at current
prices.
2)
The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.
3)
December to December of the previous year.

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POPULATION
POPULATION
POPULATION SIZE

(beginning of year)
2013
Total population, thous. persons

2014

2015

2016

9463.8 9 468.2 9 480.9 9 498.4

urban

7220.9 7 274.8 7 325.0 7 370.1

rural

2242.9 2 193.4 2 155.9 2 128.3

men

4397.5 4 401.3 4 409.3 4 420.8

women

5066.3 5 066.9 5 071.6 5 077.6

Number of women per 1 000


men, persons

1 152

1 151

1 150

1 149

urban population

1 166

1 166

1 167

1 167

rural population

1 109

1 102

1 095

1 086

COMPONENTS OF POPULATION CHANGE


20

(end of year to end of previous year; thousand persons)


17.5
12.7

10

4.3

-1.3

-10
-20
2012

2013

2014

Natural decrease (-)


Net migration
Total increase, decrease (-)

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POPULATION
NATURAL POPULATION MOVEMENT
2012

2013

2014

2015

115.9

118.0

118.5

119.0

girls

56.2

57.2

57.2

57.7

boys

59.7

60.8

61.3

61.3

126.5

125.3

121.5

120.0

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

-10.6

-7.3

-3.0

-1.0

12.2

12.5

12.5

12.5

girls

5.9

6.1

6.0

6.1

boys

6.3

6.4

6.5

6.5

Deaths

13.4

13.2

12.8

12.6

3.4

3.5

3.5

3.0

-1.2

-0.7

-0.3

-0.1

Total
Births, thous. persons
of which:

Deaths, thous. persons


of which infant deaths
under 1 year
Natural increase, decrease (-)
of population, thous. persons

Per 1 000 population


Births
of which:

of which infant deaths


under 1 year1)
Natural increase, decrease (-)
of population
1)

Per 1 000 births.

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION

(persons)
2012

2013

2014

2015

18 040

19 435

24 941

28 349

from CIS countries

13455

14 689

19 855

22 505

from other countries

4585

4 746

5 086

5 844

8712

7 792

9 219

9 855

to CIS countries

6509

5 374

5 912

6 679

to other countries

2203

2 418

3 307

3 176

9328

11 643

15 722

18 494

CIS countries

6946

9 315

13 943

15 826

other countries

2382

2 328

1 779

2 668

Total immigrants
of which:

Total emigrants
of which:

Net migration
of which:

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POPULATION
AGE-SEX POPULATION PYRAMID

(as of January 1, 2016; persons)


age, years

Males

Females
Urban population
Rural population

POPULATION OF THE MOST NUMEROUS ETHNICITIES

(population census data)


1979

1989

1999

2009

Thousand persons
Total population

9532.5

10151.8

10045.2

9503.8

Belarusian

7568.0

7904.6

8159.1

7957.3

Russian

1134.1

1342.1

1141.7

785.1

Polish

403.2

417.7

395.7

294.5

Ukrainian

231.0

291.0

237.0

158.7

Jewish

135.4

112.0

27.8

12.9

% of total
Total population

100

100

100

100

Belarusian

79.4

77.9

81.2

83.7

Russian

11.9

13.2

11.4

8.3

Polish

4.2

4.1

3.9

3.1

Ukrainian

2.4

2.9

2.4

1.7

Jewish

1.4

1.1

0.3

0.1

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POPULATION
POPULATION BY REGIONS AND MINSK CITY

(as of January 1, 2016; thousand persons)


Vitebsk
1 193.6
Minsk city
1 959.8
Grodno
1 050.1

Mogilev
1 067.7

Minsk
1 417.3

Brest
1 387.0

Gomel
1 422.9

CITIES AND TOWNS WITH 100 000 AND MORE POPULATION

(thousand persons)
Population census data
1999
2009
Minsk

As of
January 1,
2016

1681

1837

1 960

Gomel1)

486

492

531

Mogilev

356

358

378

Vitebsk

348

355

376

Grodno

302

328

366

Brest

286

310

340

Bobruysk

221

215

218

Baranovichy

167

168

179

Borisov

151

147

144

Pinsk

130

130

138

Orsha

124

117

117

Mozyr

110

109

112

1)

Novopolotsk

106

104

108

Soligorsk

101

102

107

Lida

101

98

100

1)

1)

Including human settlements subordinate to municipal councils.

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POPULATION
MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES
2012

2013

2014

2015

Marriages, thous.

76.2

87.1

83.9

82.0

Divorces, thous.

39.0

36.1

34.9

33.0

Divorces per 1 000


marriages

512

414

415

402

MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES


PER 1 000 POPULATION
2015

2014

2013

2012

8.6
3.5
8.9

3.7

9.2

3.8
8.1
4.1

Marriages

Divorces

AVERAGE AGE AT MARRIAGE

(years)
2012

2013

2014

2015

First marriage
Men
Women

26.7

27.1

27.4

27.5

24.6

25.0

25.3

25.5

Remarriage
Men

40.5

40.3

40.6

40.9

Women

37.6

37.5

37.6

37.8

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LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT


LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR RESOURCES

(average of year; thousand persons)


2012
Labour resources

2013

2014

2015

6 030.0 5 989.1 5 962.9 5 944.2

of which:
able-bodied population
atworking age

5 637.4 5 587.1 5 539.6 5 513.4

persons over and under working


age employed inthe economy
Share of labor resources in total
population, %

392.6

402.0

423.3

430.8

63.7

63.3

62.9

62.6

Of total labour resources:


employed

4 612.1 4 578.4 4 550.5 4 493.7

unemployed registered with


labour, employment and social
protection agencies

28.5

23.4

22.3

41.3

EMPLOYED POPULATION BY OWNERSHIP TYPE

(% of total number of employed)


60
45

60

55.0
42.6

45

30

39.3

30

21.1

21.1

15
0

57.2

15
2.4
2012

3.5

2015

State ownership
Private ownership
Private with state share
Foreign ownership

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LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT


EMPLOYED POPULATION
BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of total number of employed)

25.4

13.8

23.6
Industry
Trade

14.8

Education
9.9
9.9
7.6
7.4

9.8

Agriculture, hunting
and forestry

9.4

Construction
Transport and
communication
Other

8.0
7.4

26.0

27.0

2012

2015

UNEMPLOYED REGISTERED WITH LABOUR,


EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL PROTECTION AGENCIES

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of unemployed,
thous. persons

24.9

20.9

24.2

43.3

of which women

12.0

8.5

9.1

15.2

Share of women in total number


of unemployed, %

48.0

40.6

37.6

35.0

Registered unemployment rate


(% ofeconomically active
population)

0.5

0.5

0.5

1.0

Workforce demand reported


by organizations to labour,
employment and social protection
agencies, thous. persons

62.0

50.5

33.6

28.7

Number of registered unemployed


per 1 reported vacancy, persons

0.4

0.4

0.7

1.5

Belarus in figures

LIVING STANDARDS
LIVING STANDARDS
MAIN INDICATORS OF INCOME OF POPULATION
2012

2013

2014

2015

At current prices
Money income ofpopulation,
BYR bn

321 571 442 286 526 276 562 872

Per capita money income, BYR


thous. per month

2 831.4 3 893.6 4 628.9 4 942.8

Nominal gross average monthly


wages and salaries, BYR thous.

3 676.1

5 061.4

6 052.4 6 718.71)

1 885.5

2 206.8

2 643.5

2 805.7

2010=100

120.2

139.8

141.1

132.8

previous year =100

121.5

116.3

100.9

94.1

2010=100

123.8

144.0

145.8

140.21)

previous year =100

121.5

116.4

101.3

96.91)

2010=100

126.9

127.5

131.4

124.6

previous year =100

164.6

100.5

103.1

94.8

Average pensions (end ofyear),


BYR thous.
%
Real disposable money income
of population

Real wages and salaries

Real pensions (end of year)

1)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

STRUCTURE OF MONEY INCOME OF POPULATION

(% of total)
2015
2014
2013
2012

61.3
62.5
64.1

23.1

8.2
8.5

21.1

10.3

21.0

10.5

20.7

63.9

4.3
4.4
3.8
3.8

3.1
3.5
0.8
1.1

Compensation of labour
Income from entrepreneurial activity and
other income-producing activities
Transfers to population
Property income
Other income

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LIVING STANDARDS
PURCHASING POWER OF AVERAGE PER CAPITA
DISPOSABLE MONEY INCOME OF POPULATION
2012

2013

2014

2015

Foodstuffs (each separately) that could be


purchased with average per capita disposable money income,
kilogram per month
Pork

65.4

92.9

70.7

77.4

Poultry meat

90.3

102.3

111.7

107.7

Frozen fish

108.3

150.0

152.0

122.7

Milk, litres

503.0

563.5

486.4

488.4

Dairy butter

51.4

56.2

48.0

49.1

Hard cheese

47.5

53.6

45.6

44.9

Eggs, pcs

2 686

2 994

2 972

2 806

Granulated sugar

343.4

441.8

442.8

375.3

Sunflower oil

148.0

203.4

247.6

196.0

Wheat bread

496.3

431.0

373.7

348.7

Wheat flour

715.8

657.7

547.5

565.8

Rice

225.5

309.5

323.3

242.6

Pasta

397.0

441.7

387.1

364.9

1 346.2

1 039.6

836.6

866.3

Fresh cabbage

895.9

832.8

798.1

672.9

Carrots

797.3

676.1

803.2

543.9

Apples

277.2

389.5

452.2

361.3

Potatoes

SHARE OF POPULATION WITH AVERAGE


PER CAPITA DISPOSABLE RESOURCES BELOW
THE SUBSISTENCE LEVEL BUDGET

(% of population of the corresponding group)


2012

2013

2014

2015

6.3

5.5

4.8

5.1

urban areas

5.2

4.2

3.7

3.9

rural areas

9.4

9.0

7.9

8.7

Population with average per capita


disposable resources below the
subsistence level budget
of which residing in:

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LIVING STANDARDS
PATTERN OF CONSUMER EXPENDITURE OF HOUSEHOLDS

(% of total)
2012
Consumer expenditure

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

40.8

37.7

39.2

39.1

2.2

2.2

2.4

2.8

of which:
foodstuffs
eating out (catering)
alcoholic beverages and
tobacco products

3.8

3.9

3.8

3.5

clothing, footwear, fabrics

11.6

11.0

9.3

8.3

household goods,
household appliances
and home care

7.8

8.0

6.8

6.6

health

3.4

3.8

3.6

4.2

housing and utilities

4.1

4.4

5.3

6.0

public transport services

1.8

1.9

2.2

2.2

communication

3.8

4.5

4.7

4.7

education

1.3

1.5

1.4

1.5

culture, recreation and


sport
other goods and services

5.7

5.8

5.4

5.4

13.7

15.3

15.9

15.7

PATTERN OF CONSUMER EXPENDITURE OF HOUSEHOLDS

(% of total)

16.7

21.9
41.9

43.0
36.5

32.7
3.5

3.8
2012

2015

Foodstuffs
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products
Non-food products
Payment for services

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LIVING STANDARDS
NOMINAL AND REAL WAGES AND SALARIES
BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
2012

2013

2014

20151)

Nominal gross average monthly wages and


salaries, BYR thousand
Total

3 676.1 5 061.4

6 052.4

6 718.7

agriculture, hunting andforestry 2 767.7 3 861.1

4 605.5

4 954.1

industry

4 056.5 5 483.2

6 372.5

7 085.1

construction

4 209.7 6 392.8

7 601.9

7 864.4

trade

3 237.7 4 555.1

5 563.4

6 480.5

hotels and restaurants

2 487.8 3 542.2

4 315.5

5 071.1

transport and communications

3 924.4 5 404.0

6 277.2

7 547.2

financial activities

6 105.2 8 322.8 10 259.3

11 437.5

real estate, renting and


business services

4 300.6 6 068.8

7 565.3 10 405.1

education

2 779.6 3 470.2

4 174.7

4 837.5

health and social work

3 008.7 3 765.2

4 596.5

5 411.6

community, social and personal


services
3 084.7 4 114.5

4 907.4

5 360.4

Real wages and salaries, % of the previous year


Total

121.5

116.4

101.3

96.9

agriculture, hunting andforestry

130.6

117.9

101.0

94.4

industry

121.7

114.3

98.4

94.5

construction

126.3

128.4

100.7

86.4

trade

121.8

118.9

103.4

95.2

hotels and restaurants

125.4

120.4

103.1

96.1

transport and communications

125.3

116.4

98.4

96.5

financial activities

115.4

115.2

104.4

97.8

real estate, renting and


business services

116.5

119.3

105.6

114.6

education

116.9

105.5

101.9

103.4

health and social work

120.1

105.7

103.4

104.3

community, social and personal


services

116.5

112.8

101.0

99.1

1)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

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LIVING STANDARDS
MAIN INDICATORS OF PENSION COVERAGE1)

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

2512

2 537

2 560

2 593

2035

2 062

2 092

2 126

disability

270

270

267

266

survivors

115

108

101

97

retirement

32

34

35

37

social

56

57

59

61

male under 60 years old

2.0

2.1

2.0

1.9

female under 55 years old

1.7

1.6

1.5

1.3

total, thous. persons

587

605

635

651

% of total number of pensioners

23.4

23.8

24.8

25.1

Pensioners2) per 1 000 population,


persons

279.9

282.2

284.2

287.2

1.74

1.71

1.69

1.65

Total number of pensioners,


thous. persons
of which receive pensions:
old-age

As % of total number of pensioners


by age:

Number of working pensioners

Number of employed in the economy


per 1 pensioner2), persons
Average pension, BYR thous.
Real pensions, % of previous year
Ratio average pensions to the
average gross wage, %

1 885.5 2 206.8 2 643.5 2 805.7


164.6

100.5

103.1

94.8

39.8

37.7

38.8

37.8

________________________
1)
The data on the number of pensioners and pensions granted by pensioners registered with
labour, employment and social protection agencies.
2)
Including pensioners registered with other public authorities.

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EDUCATION
EDUCATION
MAIN INDICATORS OF EDUCATION

(beginning of academic year)


2012/ 2013/ 2014/ 2015/
13
14
15
16
Number of preschool education
institutions
children, thous.
enrollment ratio of preschool
education, % of children
1 to 5 years of age

4 064 4 027 3 972 3 951


398.0 407.0 410.6 409.8
74.4

74.5

74.2

73.7

Number of general secondary


education institutions

3579 3 395 3 293 3 230

number of pupils therein,


thous.

928.2 931.3 946.1 969.1

Number of vocational-technical
education institutions

226

219

213

206

number of students therein,


thous.

79.9

74.6

72.8

72.2

84

79

77

76

education entrance, thous.

35.5

34.6

34.5

33.7

graduates skilled workers


(employees), thous.

50.2

36.9

33.8

31.1

109

81

74

69

225

231

231

231

per 10 000 population, students

per 10 000 employed population,


persons
Number of secondary specialized
education institutions
number of students therein,
thous.
per 10 000 population, students

152.2 138.4 129.0 121.3


161

146

136

128

education entrance, thous.

48.2

43.8

40.9

38.9

graduates, thous.

48.7

47.7

41.4

39.0

106

104

91

87

54

54

54

52

per 10 000 employed population,


specialists
Number of higher education institutions
number of students therein,
thous.
per 10 000 population, students

428.4 395.3 362.9 336.4


453

417

383

355

education entrance, thous.

88.1

68.7

63.4

63.1

graduates, thous.

84.6

82.7

81.1

78.0

183

181

178

174

per 10 000 employed population,


specialists

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EDUCATION
NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
BY FIELDS OF EDUCATION

(beginning of 2015/2016 academic year; % of total)


9.3
6.1
34.9

7.3
7.6
9.7
25.1

Communications. Law. Economics. Management.


Business administration
Engineering and technology. Architecture and construction
Teacher education. Professional training
Agriculture and forestry. Landscape architecture
Health and social protection
Humanities. Arts and design
Other
NUMBER OF FOREIGN NATIONAL STUDENTS
IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

(beginning of academic year; persons)


2012/
13

2013/
14

2014/
15

2015/
16

12002

13 160

14 144

14 594

Turkmenistan

6514

7 863

8 342

8 191

Russia

1658

1 749

1 567

1 554

China

1146

939

801

722

Nigeria

242

335

474

497

Iran

208

237

296

489

Azerbaijan

265

268

328

404

Ukraine

168

164

215

290

Kazakhstan

118

172

203

256

Lebanon

154

137

200

255

Turkey

115

124

99

94

Syria

124

80

86

74

Number of foreign national


students
of which nationals of:

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PUBLIC HEALTH
PUBLIC HEALTH
MAIN INDICATORS OF PUBLIC HEALTH

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of medical practitioners


total, thous. persons

36.8

37.3

38.7

40.1

per 10 000 population, persons

38.8

39.4

40.8

42.2

total, thous. persons

125.1

122.7

123.9

125.2

per 10 000 population, persons

132.2

129.5

130.7

131.8

Number of hospital organizations

657

646

641

636

total, thous. units

106.6

84.0

82.3

80.7

per 10 000 population, units

112.7

88.7

86.8

84.9

2 263

2 267

2 309

2 352

total, mln

122.1

120.5

121.7

123.1

per capita

12.9

12.7

12.8

13.0

Paramedical personnel

Number of hospital beds1)

Number of outpatient-polyclinic
organizations, units
Number of outpatient visits and
sick calls

1)

From 2013 accounting procedure has been changed.

SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH BY THE POPULATION


AS FOR BEGINNING OF 2016

(% of total population aged


16 years and over)
9.1

63.3

27.6
Total population
Good

Belarus in figures

7.6

10.1
66.0

59.3

33.1
Men
Satisfactory

23.9
Women
Bad

CULTURE
CULTURE
HISTORICAL, CULTURAL AND NATURAL SITES
OF BELARUS INSCRIBED
ON THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LIST

NATIONAL PARK
BELOVEZHSKAYA
PUSHCHA

(a natural transboundary
site, shared with Poland)

MIR CASTLE COMPLEX

(urban settlement of Mir,


Korelichi district,
Grodno region)

PALACE AND PARK


COMPLEX OF THE
RADZIWILL FAMILY AT
NESVIZH

(Minsk region)

STRUVE GEODETIC ARCH

(transboundary site
19 topographic points
of which are located
in Belarus)

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CULTURE
IMMOVABLE HERITAGE PROPERTIES INCLUDED
IN THE STATE LIST OF HISTORIC
AND CULTURAL VALUES OF BELARUS

(units)
Total

2012

2013

2014

2015

5 379

5 379

5 373

5 373

of which sites of
architecture

1 763

1 763

1 759

1 759

history

1 191

1 191

1 192

1 192

60

60

60

60

2 350

2 350

2 347

2 347

arts
archeology

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL SITES


BY REGIONS AND MINSK CITY IN 2015

(units)

Vitebsk
934
Minsk city
380
Grodno
727

Brest
741

Mogilev
1 070

Minsk
655

Gomel
866

5 cities in the Republic of Belarus which celebrated


their millenary:

Polotsk (founded in 862)


Vitebsk (founded in 974)
Turov (founded in 980)
Zaslavl (founded in 985)
Volkovysk (founded in 1005)

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CULTURE
MAIN INDICATORS OF MUSEUMS
2012
Number of museums

2013

2014

2015

162

162

157

157

historical

43

43

43

43

combined

91

91

94

94

arts

14

14

14

14

other

14

14

Number of museum items in


main collection, thous.

3 115

3 170

3 215

3 269

Museum attendance, thous.


visits

5 724

5 731

6 090

6 309

Number of excursions, thous.

135.3

132.4

124.8

125.8

Number of exhibitions, units

5 144

4 997

3 978

4 212

MOST POPULAR MUSEUMS IN 2015

Belarusian State Museum


of the History of Great
Patriotic War
(552 thous. visits a year)

Memorial Complex Brest


Hero Fortress
(416.2 thous. visits a year)

National Historical and


Cultural Museum-Reserve
Niasvizh
(407.9 thous. visits a year)

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CULTURE
PROFESSIONAL THEATRES

(units)

Total 28
drama and musical 19
childrens and youth 8
opera and ballet 1
ATTENDANCE OF THEATRES
2012

2013

2014

2015

1 891

1 858

1 819

1 792

200

196

192

189

254

240

245

245

drama and musical

65

63

61

59

childrens and youth

50

52

52

53

Theatre attendance, thous. visits


visits per 1 000 population
Average attendance per theatre,
thous. visits:
opera and ballet

MOST VISITED THEATRES IN 2015

National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre


(244.8 thous. visits a year)

Belarusian State Academic


Musical Theatre

M.Gorky National
Academic Drama Theatre

(144.2 thous. visits a year)

(81 thous. visits a year)

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CULTURE
MAIN INDICATORS OF CONCERT ORGANIZATIONS
2012
Number of concert
organizations

2013

2014

2015

18

19

19

19

Number of concerts

6 729

6 128

5 743

5 538

Concerts given in the Republic


of Belarus

6 048

5 480

5 201

5 001

Concert attendance,
thous. visits

1 529

1 487

1 539

1 376

162

157

162

145

visits per 1 000 population

MAIN INDICATORS OF STATIONARY CIRCUSES


2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of performances

426

463

420

439

Attendance, thous. visits

595.9

679.6

659.0

634.1

2014

2015

MAIN INDICATORS OF CINEMAS


2012

2013

Number of cinemas

124

113

109

103

Number of seats in audience


halls, thous.

37.0

32.5

30.4

27.4

Annual film show attendance,


thous. visits

8 785

9 597

9 435

8 285

928

1 014

996

873

visits per 1 000 population

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CULTURE
MAIN INDICATORS OF LIBRARIES
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of public libraries

3 606

3 458

3 059

2 893

Library stock, mln copies

66.5

65.8

62.5

59.9

average per library,


thous. copies

18

19

20

21

average per user,


copies

18

18

18

18

Number of users, mln


users per library
Books and magazines lent,
mln copies
copies lent per user

3.7

3.6

3.5

3.3

1 028

1 051

1 130

1 128

69.0

67.7

67.4

61.2

19

19

19

19

ANNIVERSARIES OF OUTSTANDING FIGURES


OF BELARUSIAN LITERATURE

140th anniversary of the birth of the poetess


Alois Pashkevich (1876-1916)

125th anniversary of the birth of the poet


Maxim Bogdanovich (1891-1917)

120th anniversary of the birth of the writer, poet,


dramatist Kondrat Krapiva (1896-1991)

95th anniversary of the birth of the writer


Ivan Shamyakin (1921-2004)

National Library of Belarus

Library stock 9.6 mln copies.


Number of users (2015) 82.3 thous.

Belarus in figures

TOURISM AND RECREATION


TOURISM AND RECREATION
INDICATORS OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT1)
2012
Number of organizations
engaged in tourism, units
Arrivals of foreign tourists
to the Republic of Belarus,
persons

958

2013
1 085

2014
1 254

2015
1 364

118 749 136 821 137 444 276 2602)

of which from:
CIS countries

96 046 114 183

other countries

22 703

Departures of Belarusian
tourists abroad, persons

22 638

115 644 252 296


21 800

23 964

492 846 708 376 740 514 738 6712)

of which to:
CIS countries

157 023 213 264

other countries

335 823 495 112 660 652 585 148

Number of tourists and


excursionists who bought
travel tours within the territory
of the Republic of Belarus,
persons

79 862

153 523

663 538 655 094 703 702 836 776

Number of hotels and similar


accommodation facilities,
units

471

481

530

539

Number of sanatorium-health
resort and health improving
organizations, units

448

464

466

475

1 775

1 881

2 037

2 263

Number of agri-ecotourism
subjects, units
Number of tourists served
in agri-ecotourism subjects,
persons
1)
2)

222 566 271 716 318 842 294 281

The data are given on the organized tourism.


From 2015 including excursionists.

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TOURISM AND RECREATION


NUMBER OF VISITS BY COUNTRIES

(persons)
2012

2013

2014

20151)

Arrivals of foreign tourists to the Republic of Belarus


Total (excluding CIS countries)

22 703

22 638

21 800

23 964

Poland

2 027

3 126

1 702

5 927

Latvia

1 107

1 031

2 348

2 337

Lithuania

1688

2 093

2 023

1 722

Germany

2 071

1 931

1 704

1 635

of which from:

314

682

266

992

Italy

1 535

952

889

850

United States

1 017

1 070

732

813

China

Estonia
United Kingdom
France
Hungary
Switzerland
Iraq
Finland

738

670

566

803

3 033

1 657

907

773

749

729

568

732

62

50

163

403

430

287

633

386

25

68

104

379

358

341

715

318

Departures of Belarusian tourists abroad


Total (excluding CIS countries) 335 823 495 112 660 652 585 148
of which to:
Turkey

66 932

98 988 116 002 111 840

Egypt

46 981

52 954

94 002

85 263

Bulgaria

54 383

89 172 102 777

79 216

Poland

45 235

52 819

75 505

75 184

Greece

14 624

26 760

39 095

35 400

Lithuania

26 336

37 666

42 246

29 252

Spain

6 341

16 307

26 372

25 300

Italy

8 944

13 460

19 272

18 087

16 276

18 083
17 022

7 265

12 651

13 488

17 729

23 167

Germany

4 022

6 313

10 096

8 680

Hungary

3 587

5 498

6 977

8 489

France

6 371

9 051

11 822

8 242

Cyprus

2 647

3 542

8 467

7 105

Montenegro
Czech Republic

1)

From 2015 including excursionists.

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TOURISM AND RECREATION


HOTELS AND SIMILAR ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of hotels and similar


accommodation facilities,
units

471

481

530

539

of which hotels and hotel


resorts having
category:

38

43

54

56

five stars

four stars

three stars

25

29

32

34

28.5

29.9

35.4

37.0

Accommodation capacity,
thous. places
Number of persons
accommodated,
thous. persons

1 824.4 1 805.1 1 739.4 1 606.1

Average room occupancy


of hotels and similar
accommodation facilities, %

43

41

34

29

SANATORIUM-HEALTH RESORT
AND HEALTH IMPROVING ORGANIZATIONS

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of sanatorium-health
resort and health improving
organizations, units

448

464

466

475

Number of beds (places),


thous.

46.5

49.0

46.9

47.0

844.4

833.4

847.4

760.7

Number of persons
accommodated,
thous.

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PHUSICAL CULTURE AND SPORTS FACILITIES

(end of year, entities)

Total facilities

2012

2013

2014

2015

23 210

23 171

22 790

23 278

of which:
stadiums

176

177

148

144

arenas

42

43

51

52

sports facilities with artificial


ice

31

34

36

35

shooting ranges
gymnasiums

715

706

651

655

4 757

4 734

4 594

4 588

310

312

315

332

swimming pools

PHUSICAL CULTURE AND SPORT


2012
Number of persons engaged in
physical culture and sport,
thous. persons

2013

2014

2015

1 763.5 1 797.8 1 915.1 1 982.1

of which in rural areas

392.8

390.5

373.0

384.6

Number of persons engaged in


physical culture and sport,
% of total population

18.6

19.0

20.2

20.9

SHARE OF THE POPULATION OVER 16 YEARS


ENGAGED IN PHYSICAL CULTURE AND SPORT
AT THE BEGINNING OF 2016

(%)

70.5

27.3

26.2

26.8
29.5
Total population

73.8

65.5

34.5
Men

26.2
Women

Share of population engaged in physical training and sport


Engagement individually
Visit organized activities

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GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT


GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
AND LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY
2012

2013

2014

2015

530 356

649 111

778 095

869 702

2010=100

107.3

108.4

110.2

105.9

previous year = 100

101.7

101.0

101.7

96.1

56 036

68 573

82 125

91 646

2010=100

107.6

108.7

110.4

105.9

previous year = 100

101.8

101.0

101.6

95.9

2010=100

109.4

111.3

113.9

110.8

previous year = 100

103.5

101.7

102.3

97.3

2010=100

300.3

364.0

428.8

499.1

previous year = 100

175.4

121.2

117.8

116.4

Gross domestic product


(GDP), at current prices,
BYR bn
at constant prices

GDP per capita,


at current prices,
BYR thous.
at constant prices

Labour productivity
(at constant prices)

GDP deflator index

SHARE OF PRODUCTION SECTOR AND


SERVICES SECTOR IN GDP

(%)

60
46.1

43.6

44.0

46.0

44.0

46.4

40

47.7
41.4

20

2012

2013

2014

2015

Production sector
Services sector

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GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT


STRUCTURE OF GDP BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of total)
2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

46.1

44.0

44.0

41.4

agriculture, hunting andforestry

8.5

7.0

7.5

6.7

fishing and fish farming

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

mining and quarrying

1.1

1.0

0.8

0.7

26.1

23.1

22.2

22.4

of electricity, gas and water


supply

2.9

2.6

2.9

3.3

construction

7.4

10.2

10.5

8.3

services sector

43.6

46.0

46.4

47.7

14.0

12.9

13.0

12.5

hotels and restaurants

0.7

0.9

0.9

0.9

transport andcommunications

7.5

8.3

7.9

7.7

financial activities

3.7

3.6

3.8

4.3

real estate, renting and


business services

6.0

7.9

8.0

9.3

public administration

3.0

3.4

3.5

3.6

education

3.9

3.9

4.0

3.9

health and social work

2.9

3.0

3.2

3.4

community, social and personal


services

1.9

2.1

2.1

2.1

financial intermediation
services indirectly measured

-2.4

-2.2

-2.5

-2.8

net taxes on products

12.7

12.2

12.1

13.7

Gross domestic product


of which:
production sector

manufacturing

trade

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CHARACTERISTICS OF ECONOMIC ENTITIES


CHARACTERISTICS OF ECONOMIC ENTITIES
NUMBER OF ECONOMIC ENTITIES

(as of January 1)
2013

Legal entities

2014

2015

2016

131 667 141 897 145 106 141 600

1)

of which:
agriculture, hunting and
forestry

4 823

4 941

4 909

4 902

industry

16 600

17 374

17 490

17 026

construction

10 342

11 394

11 594

10 776

trade

43 925

46 228

46 559

44 579

hotels and restaurants


transport and communications

2 559

2 749

2 941

2 934

10 631

13 989

14 072

13 506

582

655

732

695

financial activities
real estate, renting and
business services

16 772

18 828

20 605

21 093

education

8 765

8 673

8 543

8 493

health and social work

2 123

2 177

2 246

2 262

9 934

10 452

11 104

11 091

community and other services


Individual entrepreneurs
1)

250 910 266 413 275 324 255 547

Excluding public organizations (associations).

DISTRIBUTION OF LEGAL ENTITIES


BY OWNERSHIP TYPE

(as of January 1;
as % of total number of legal entities)
1.3

1.2
4.6

4.0
82.6

13.4

2013

83.7

11.7

2016

State ownership

Private ownership

Private with
state share
Foreign ownership

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INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY
MAIN INDICATORS OF INDUSTRY
2012
Industrial production,
BYR bn (at current prices)

2013

2014

615 862 605 634 673 850

2015
729 005

at constant prices
2010=100

115.4

109.7

111.9

104.5

previous year = 100

105.8

95.1

102.0

93.4

Average payroll number of


workers in industry,
thous. persons

1 059.1

1 036.9

989.0

790.21)

Nominal gross average


monthly wages and
salaries, BYR thous.

4 056.5

5 483.2

6 372.5

7 085.11)

1)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

THE RATIO OF EXPORT AND


INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT

(%)
80

60

62.2
54.5

54.6

2013

2014

58.0

40

20

2012

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INDUSTRY
INDICES OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION
BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of previous year; at constant prices)


2012
Industry
Mining and quarrying

2013

2014

2015

105.8

95.1

102.0

93.4

98.3

99.5

142.0

92.2

106.5

94.6

100.5

92.9

manufacture of food products,


including beverages, and
tobacco

104.5

101.7

98.5

98.9

manufacture of textiles
andtextile articles

101.4

97.3

97.6

85.9

manufacture of leather,
products of leather and
footwear

101.9

99.1

91.3

81.5

manufacture of wood and


ofproducts of wood

98.9

108.7

106.1

94.0

manufacture of pulp, paper and


paper products. Publishing

98.4

92.3

110.3

87.2

manufacture ofcoke,
petroleum products and
nuclear materials

109.0

79.1

108.6

100.3

manufacture ofchemicals

119.9

82.2

125.5

106.3

manufacture of rubber and


plastics products

108.9

101.6

87.2

87.9

manufacture of other nonmetallic mineral products

97.3

103.6

96.6

82.4

manufacture of basic metals


andfabricated metal products

105.0

94.2

101.3

90.1

manufacture of machinery
andequipment

101.3

97.3

80.4

74.8

manufacture of electrical,
electronic and optical
equipment

108.2

105.6

91.0

93.3

manufacture of motor vehicles


andequipment

115.6

94.7

79.1

86.3

other manufacturing

101.2

102.1

101.9

94.5

100.1

100.8

102.8

97.6

Manufacturing

Electricity, gas and water supply

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INDUSTRY
STRUCTURE OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION

(% of total)
1.4

1.4
7.1

10.6

91.5

88.0

2015

2012

Mining
and quarrying
Manufacturing

Electricity,
gas and
water supply


,
STRUCTURE OF MANUFACTURING

4.0
4.9

4.0

3.0 2.5

(% of total)

20.2

3.8

4.0
3.6
3.4
3.9

4.0 2.7
27.3

5.0

4.8

6.9

7.2

22.5
12.9

18.7
13.1

10.2
7.4
2015
2012

(
)

(
)

(
)

Manufacture of
food products,
including
beverages,
and

(
)
tobacco

Manufacture
ofcoke,
petroleum
products
and
nuclear
materials

Manufacture
of
machinery
andequipment

Manufacture
ofchemicals

Manufacture of basic
metals andfabricated
metal products

products

Manufacture of
other non-metallic
mineral

Manufacture of,
electrical, electronic and
optical equipment

Manufacture of motor vehicles


andequipment

plastics

Manufacture of
rubber and
products

Manufacture
of
textiles
andtextile
articles.
Manufacture
of leather,


.
.

products
of
leather
and footwear

. of
Manufacture
of wood and
ofproducts of
wood. Manufacture

.
.

.
-

-
.

pulp,
paper
and
paper
products.
Publishing
-
.

-
.

Other manufacturing

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AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE
MAIN INDICATORS OF AGRICULTURE

(farms of all types)


2012
Agricultural production, BUR
bn (at current prices)

2013

2014

2015

96 696 105 770 131 204 136 682

plant-growing

44 461

49 039

63 563

62 601

animal husbandry

52 235

56 731

67 641

74 081

2010 =100

113.6

108.8

112.0

108.9

previous year = 100

106.6

95.8

102.9

97.2

2010=100

117.7

107.6

117.4

105.1

previous year = 100

107.4

91.4

109.1

89.5

2010=100

108.8

108.3

105.2

110.5

previous year = 100

105.8

99.5

97.1

105.0

327.7

317.5

305.8

293.51)

Agricultural production, %
(at constant prices)

plant-growing

animal husbandry

Average payroll number of


workers of organizations
engaged in agriculture,
thous. persons

Nominal gross average monthly


wages and salaries of workers
of organizations engaged
in agriculture, BYR thous.
2 694.3 3 784.7
1)

4511.6 4 856.11)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

STRUCTURE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION


BY TYPE OF FARM

(% of total; at current prices)

Farms of all types

2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

74.8

76.4

76.2

77.2

1.1

1.5

1.7

1.9

24.1

22.1

22.1

20.9

of which:
agricultural organizations
private (peasant) farms
household plots

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AGRICULTURE
STRUCTURE OF PLANT-GROWING AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
PRODUCTION BY TYPE OF FARM

(% of total; at current prices)


Plant-growing

Animal husbandry

1.9

3.6

40.4

38.4

0.3
6.2

0.4
10.3

93.5

89.3
57.7

58.0

2012

2015

2012

2015

Agricultural organizations
Household plots
Private (peasant) farms

STRUCTURE OF SOWN AREAS UNDER AGRICULTURAL CROPS

(farms of all types; % of total)


2015

41.0

1.1
5.3

7.2

45.4
1.2

2014

45.0

38.4

10.1 5.3

2013

45.8

1.2
10.6 5.4

2012

46.7

11.2 5.8

1.1

Grains and legumes


Industrial crops
Potatoes
Vegetables
Forage crops

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37.1
35.2

AGRICULTURE
GROSS HARVEST AND YIELD CAPACITY
OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS

(farms of all types)


2012

2013

2014

2015

Gross harvest, thousand tons


Grains and legumes
(weight after processing)

9226

7 600

9 564

8 657

rye

1082

648

867

753

wheat

2554

2 101

2 925

2 896

triticale

1818

1 273

2 076

1 929

barley

1917

1 673

1 988

1 849

422

351

522

492

of which:

oats
legumes

398

367

530

470

other

1034

1 186

655

268

Potatoes

6911

5 911

6 280

5 995

Vegetables

1581

1 628

1 734

1 687

Flax fibre
Sugar beet
Fruit and berries

52

45

48

41

4772

4 343

4 803

3 300

630

456

629

553

Yield capacity, centners per hectare


Grains and legumes
(weight after processing)

34.4

29.7

36.7

36.5

rye

27.6

20.1

27.1

30.1

wheat

35.8

30.6

39.4

39.6

triticale

37.2

28.8

39.7

37.9

barley

34.4

29.4

36.4

37.0

oats

32.2

26.4

34.5

32.6

legumes

of which:

26.1

23.4

29.2

30.2

Potatoes

208

194

204

194

Vegetables

236

237

242

244

Flax fibre

9.0

8.4

10.7

10.1

Sugar beet

485

437

463

330

Fruit and berries

70.5

51.2

70.6

64.2

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AGRICULTURE
NUMBER OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY

(farms of all types;


as of January 1; thousand heads)
2013

2014

2015

2016

4367

4 322

4 364

4 356

1519

1 525

1 533

1 512

4243

3 267

2 925

3 205

133

131

141

153

Horses

92

82

73

64

Poultry, mln heads

42

46

48

49

Cattle
of which cows
Pigs
Sheep and goats

PRODUCTION OF BASIC ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PRODUCTS

(farms of all types)


2012

2013

2014

2015

Thousand tons
Sales of livestock and poultry
live weight

1557

1 669

1 548

1 662

slaughter weight

1092

1 172

1 073

1 150

Production of milk

6766

6 633

6 703

7 047

Production of eggs, mlnpcs

3778

3 850

3 858

3 816

Previous year = 100


Sales of livestock and poultry
live weight

106.3

107.2

92.7

107.4

slaughter weight

107.1

107.3

91.5

107.2

Production of milk

104.1

98.0

101.1

105.1

Production of eggs

103.3

101.9

100.2

98.9

PRODUCTION OF BASIC AGRICULTURAL


PRODUCTS PER CAPITA

(kilogram)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Grains

975

803

1 009

912

Potatoes

730

624

663

632

Vegetables

167

172

183

178

Sugar beet

504

459

507

348

67

48

66

58

Livestock and poultry


(slaughter weight)

115

124

113

121

Milk

715

701

707

743

Eggs, units

399

407

407

402

Fruit and berries

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FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT


FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT
DYNAMICS OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT
2012

2013

2014

2015

BYR billion; at actually effective prices


Fixed capital investment

154 442

209 575

225 659

206 306

production sector

81 426

110 046

109 054

104 320

services sector

73 016

99 529

116 605

101 986

of which:

%; at constant prices
Fixed capital investment
2010=100
previous year = 100

104.1

113.8

107.2

91.4

88.3

109.3

94.2

85.2

106.7

118.6

103.7

91.9

83.8

111.2

87.4

88.7

101.3

109.6

112.6

92.0

93.9

108.2

102.7

81.7

of which:
production sector
2010=100
previous year = 100
services sector
2010=100
previous year = 100

TECHNOLOGICAL STRUCTURE
OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT

(% of total)
2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

building and assembly works


(including equipment assembly)

49.4

52.1

55.0

53.7

machinery, equipment and


transport vehicles

41.2

36.8

33.9

34.4

9.4

11.1

11.1

11.9

Fixed capital investment


of which:

other works and costs

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FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT


STRUCTURE OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT
BY OWNERSHIP TYPE

(% of total)
60

40

60

53.9
40.0

54.6
38.3

40

29.1

28.7
20

20

7.1

6.1
0

2012

2015

State ownership
Private ownership
Private with state share
Foreign ownership

STRUCTURE OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT


BY SOURCE OF FINANCING

(% of total)

Fixed capital investment

2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

of which out of:


consolidated budget

16.1

20.7

15.8

13.1

own funds oforganizations

40.0

37.8

38.5

38.9

funds borrowed from other


organizations

1.5

1.2

1.5

1.3

foreign investment (excluding


foreign bank credits (loans))

3.2

3.2

3.7

3.9

26.5

24.2

26.6

26.8

foreign bank credits (loans)

3.3

4.2

8.2

11.8

credits on foreign credit lines

bank credits (loans)


ofwhich:

3.4

2.2

2.5

2.7

own funds ofpopulation

6.8

8.3

10.0

12.3

other sources

5.9

4.6

3.9

3.8

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FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT


STRUCTUE OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT
BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of total)

2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

agriculture, hunting and forestry

16.1

14.1

10.0

10.8

industry

34.4

36.1

36.4

37.9

construction

2.2

2.4

2.0

1.9

trade

5.0

5.1

5.5

3.6

hotels and restaurants

1.1

1.4

1.6

1.2

12.6

9.5

10.2

10.5

1.0

0.9

1.0

1.1

Fixed capital investment


of which:

transport and communications


financial activities
real estate, renting and business
services

20.4

22,5

25.9

26.3

education

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.0

health and social work

2.0

1.9

2.1

2.6

community, social andpersonal


services

2.7

3.1

2.6

2.1

INDICES OF FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT


BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of previous year; at constant prices)

Fixed capital investment

2012

2013

2014

2015

88.3

109.3

94.2

85.2

109.2

94.6

65.9

89.8

75.3

116.7

96.0

88.5

of which:
agriculture, hunting and forestry
industry
construction

88.5

125.7

80.9

91.7

trade

100.7

112.2

102.9

60.0

hotels and restaurants

149.1

135.8

108.2

76.8

transport and communications

101.4

85.4

100.8

90.4

financial activities

99.3

96.5

103.6

93.4

real estate, renting and business


services

84.5

113.1

106.8

89.6

education

93.0

115.3

106.4

61.6

health and social work

100.5

102.3

105.7

94.4

community, social andpersonal


services

104.1

119.6

81.7

66.3

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CONSTRUCTION
CONSTRUCTION
MAIN INDICATORS OF CONSTRUCTION
2012
Volume of contract works
in Construction activity,
BYR bn (actually effective
prices)

2013

2014

2015

68 729.9 94 360.6 104 807.4 95 017.5

at constant prices
2010=100

97.5

102.0

96.2

84.7

previous year = 100

91.4

104.6

94.3

88.0

287.7

292.6

284.2

192.41)

4 209.7

6 392.8

Average payroll number of


workers, thous. persons
Nominal gross average
monthly wages and
salaries, BYR thous.
1)

7601.9 7 864.41)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

VOLUME OF CONTRACT WORK IN CONSTRUCTION


ACTIVITY BY OWNERSHIP TYPE

(% of total)
2012

2013

2014

2015

100

100

100

100

16.8

16.3

15.0

13.6

republican

3.3

3.1

3.2

3.3

community

13.5

13.2

11.8

10.4

81.5

82.2

83.0

83.8

40.1

38.6

38.3

40.6

1.7

1.5

2.0

2.5

Volume of contract work


of which by ownership
type:
state

private
mixed with state share
foreign

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CONSTRUCTION
HOUSING CONSTRUCTION
2012
Commissioning ofresidential
buildings, thous. m2 of total
floor space

2013

2014

2015

4 482.8 5 220.4 5 523.0 5 058.4

2010=100

67.6

78.7

83.3

76.3

previous year = 100

81.8

116.5

105.8

91.6

per 1 000 population, m2 of


total floor space

474

551

583

533

57.2

63.7

69.3

55.5

6.0

6.7

7.3

5.8

78.4

82.0

79.7

91.2

Number of apartments built,


thous.
per 1 000 population,
apartments
Average size of built apartments,
m2 of total floor space
Commissioning of
residential buildings in rural
areas, thous. m2 oftotal floor
space
Population provision with
housing per inhabitant, m2

964.7 1 385.3 1 312.9 1 513.9


25.4

25.7

26.1

26.5

COMMISSIONING OF SOCIAL
AND CULTURAL FACILITIES
2012

2013

2014

2015

General secondary education


institutions, pupil places

3 872

2 437

3 485

3 855

Preschool education institutions,


places

2 978

1 718

2 420

1 826

Hospital organizations, beds

1 027

687

400

Out-patient and polyclinic


organizations, visits per shift

370

70

1 328

336

2 945

524

300

Club institutions, seats

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TRANSPORT
TRANSPORT
MAIN INDICATORS OF TRANSPORT
2012
Freight transported, mln tons
2010=100
previous year = 100
Freight turnover,
mln tonne-km

2014

2015

484.4

471.2

467.5

447.4

102.6

99.8

99.0

94.8

98.2

97.8

99.2

95.7

131 684 130 752 131 402 125 957

2010=100

101.9

101.1

101.6

97.4

98.1

97.7

100.5

95.9

2 453.2

2 451.2

2 255.4

2 094.5

2010=100

102.4

102.3

94.1

87.4

previous year = 100

100.4

99.9

92.0

92.8

25 295

26 618

25 092

24 034

2010=100

107.6

113.3

106.8

102.3

previous year = 100

106.7

105.2

94.3

95.7

242.4

244.7

216.8

184.21)

3 954.1

5 386.6

previous year = 100


Passengers transported,
mln persons

Passenger turnover,
mln passenger-km

Average payroll number of


workers, thous. persons
Nominal gross average
monthly wages and salaries,
BYR thous.
1)

2013

6 573.4 7 410.61)

The data are given on large and medium-sized organizations.

LENGTH OF NATIONAL ROADS


2012

2013

2014

2015

5 483

5 490

5 491

5 491

899

1 013

1 012

1 128

Public motor roads, thous. km

100.4

101.0

101.5

101.7

of which hard surface roads

86.0

86.9

87.2

87.4

General use railway tracks,


km
of which electrified

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TRANSPORT
FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT TURNOVER
BY MODE OF TRANSPORT
2012

2013

2014

2015

Freight transportation, million tons


All modes of transport

484.4

471.2

467.5

447.4

pipeline

137.4

134.2

130.6

132.5

railway

153.7

140.0

141.4

131.4

motor road

189.3

192.5

191.7

180.4

4.0

4.5

3.8

3.0

0.01

0.01

0.04

0.04

of which:

inland water
air

Freight turnover, million tonne-kilometres


All modes of transport

131 684

130 752

131 402

125 957

pipeline

61134

61 220

59 704

60 552

railway

48351

43 818

44 997

40 784

motor road

22 031

25 603

26 587

24 523

134

84

49

21

34

27

65

77

of which:

inland water
air

STRUCTURE OF FREIGHT TURNOVER BY MODE OF TRANSPORT

(% of total)

46.4

48.1

36.7

32.4

16.8

0.1

2012

19.4

0.1

2015
Pipeline
Railway
Motor road
Inland water and air

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PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION AND PASSENGER TURNOVER
BY MODE OF TRANSPORT
2012

2013

2014

2015

Passenger transportation, million persons


All modes of transport

2 453.2

2 451.2

2 255.4

2 094.5

of which:
railway

100.5

99.4

91.6

87.1

1 435.8

1 415.5

1 304.4

1 216.2

inland water

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.2

air

1.3

1.6

2.0

2.1

906.6

920.6

844.5

777.1

8.7

13.7

12.6

11.7

motor road (bus)

electric urban and


metro
taxi

Passenger turnover, million passenger-kilometres


All modes of transport

25295

26 618

25 092

24 034

8977

8 998

7 796

7 117

10016

10 546

9 946

9 463

of which:
railway
motor road (bus)
inland water

air

2035

2 490

3 070

3 164

electric urban and


metro

4130

4 373

4 088

4 114

133

208

189

175

taxi

STRUCTURE OF PASSENGER TURNOVER


BY MODE OF TRANSPORT

(% of total)

0.5

0.7

16.3

17.1
29.6

35.5

8.1

13.2
39.6

39.4

2012

2015
Railway
Motor road (bus)
Air
Electric urban and metro
Taxi

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TRANSPORT
AVAILABILITY OF MOTOR VEHICLES

(end of year; units)


2012

2013

2014

2015

Corporate motor vehicles


freight

279 841

285 388

285 556

282 437

passenger cars

107 775

107 318

115 403

117 013

34 084

33 873

35 629

34 980

buses

Privately owned motor vehicles


freight

123 274

128 805

135 632

135 569

passenger cars,
thous. units

2 640.8

2 670.6

2 827.2

2 920.2

buses

10 799

10 876

11 400

11 782

POPULATION PROVISION WITH


PASSENGER CARS

(end of year; per 1 000 populations; units)

2015

307

2014

298

2013

282

2012

279
0

50

100

150

200

250

300

350

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COMMUNICATIONS
COMMUNICATIONS
REVENUES FROM COMMUNICATION SERVICES

(BYR billion; at current prices)


2012

Communication services

2013

2014

2015

12 136.9 15 285.9 19 226.6 23 627.8

ofwhich:
postal

1 074.8 1 555.6 1 916.2 2 285.4

courier

22.7

telecommunication

33.2

35.0

37.2

10907.9 13 477.1 16 997.2 21 027.0

of which:
data transmission

2 217.2 3 176.7 4 400.1 5 575.3

of which Internet access


telematic services

1 170.7 1 699.8 2 171.9 2 778.8


223.4

long-distance and
international telephone
communications

343.1

483.7

651.2

2027.3 2 175.6 2 339.1 2 479.6

local telephone connections


in urban and rural telephone
networks
mobile cellular
telecommunications

599.1

694.3 1 134.9 1 673.4

4481.0 5 503.6 6 594.6 7 629.4

television programme
broadcasting

494.4

595.4

700.4

862.7

of which in cable
television

386.9

471.3

543.8

659.7

MAIN INDICATORS OF MOBILE CELLULAR


TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(end of year)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Number of mobile cellular


telecommunication subscribers,
thous.
10676.5 11 114.4 11 401.9 11 448.3
Population coverage
of the Republic of Belarus
with mobile cellular
telecommunication services, %

99.7

99.9

99.8

99.9

Territorial coverage of
the Republic of Belarus
with mobile cellular
telecommunication services, %

98.2

98.4

97.6

98.1

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COMMUNICATIONS
NUMBER OF MOBILE CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATION
SUBSCRIBERS PER 1 000 POPULATION

(end of year; units)


1 205

2015

1 203

2014
2013

1 174
1 128

2012
0

250

500

750

1250

1000

INTERNET USERS BY PURPOSE OF INTERNET USE IN 2015

(% of total Internet users)


Internet users by age group,
years
6-10 11-15 16-24 25-54 55-64

65 and
over

Search of information

61.1

89.4

94.7

96.3

93.2

84.7

Viewing and
downloading
films, listening and
downloading music
etc.

75.4

90.4

92.8

78.5

58.7

45.3

Social networking

37.8

86.4

95.9

75.8

61.1

47.7

Computer games

87.4

87.6

65.3

39.2

22.9

13.2

Sending and
receiving e-mails,
communication

13.1

37.3

66.8

56.6

55.6

56.9

Purchasing goods,
receive services

0.0

4.5

39.6

34.2

20.1

15.7

Educational purposes

54.8

93.9

68.0

7.9

2.2

0.8

Financial transactions

0.4

23.9

31.6

20.9

9.1

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TRADE AND SERVICES


FOR POPULATION
TRADE AND SERVICES FOR POPULATION
RETAIL TURNOVER AND
CATERING TURNOVER
2012

2013

2014

2015

202 309

268 019

318 100

347 256

food, beverages
andtobacco

98 061

128 627

156 727

173 039

non-food goods

104 248

139 392

161 373

174 217

2010=100

124.4

146.8

155.6

155.9

previous year = 100

114.1

118.0

106.0

100.2

2010=100

112.2

125.4

130.3

131.6

previous year = 100

112.7

111.7

103.9

101.0

2010=100

136.7

169.5

182.9

181.8

previous year = 100

115.2

124.0

107.9

99.4

21.4

28.3

33.6

36.7

2010=100

124.7

147.1

155.8

156.0

previous year = 100

114.2

118.0

105.9

100.1

Retail turnover, BYR bn


(at current prices)
of which:

Retail turnover, %
(at constant prices)

food, beverages
andtobacco

non-food goods

Retail turnover per capita,


BYR mln (at current prices)
at constant prices

Catering turnover, BYR bn


(at current prices)

10 320

13 551

15 910

15 899

2010=100

111.4

123.9

125.9

115.8

previous year = 100

110.4

111.2

101.6

92.0

at constant prices

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TRADE AND SERVICES


FOR POPULATION
SALES OF SELECTED FOOD PRODUCTS AND
NON-FOOD GOODS BY TRADE ORGANIZATIONS IN 2015

(% of total sales; excluding sales


of micro organizations)
0.5

99.5

Meat
Cheese

91.4

8.6

74.3

25.7

Vegetables
Refrigerators and
freezers

68.0

32.0
45.3

54.7

Groats

47.1

52.9

Knitwear

47.9

52.1

Building materials

49.7

50.3

Footwear

47.3

Fish, crustaceans and


molluscs

89.8

10.2

Fruits

90.7

9.3

Television set

52.7

Foreign
Domestic production

PAID SERVICES FOR POPULATION


2012

2013

2014

2015

Paid services for population


(at current prices), BYR bn

37 233

53 941

75 455

79 409

per capita, BYR thous.

3 934.0

5 698.4

7 964.0

8 367.8

2010=100

113.7

122.7

122.8

120.0

previous year = 100

107.6

107.9

100.1

97.7

at constant prices

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TRADE AND SERVICES


FOR POPULATION
VOLUME INDICES OF PAID SERVICES
FOR POPULATION BY TYPE

(% of previous year;
at constant prices)
2012

2013

2014

107.6

107.9

100.1

97.7

personal

95.2

104.9

99.7

97.7

transport

103.9

101.2

88.5

96.8

communications

108.2

123.3

102.4

102.7

housing and utilities

102.3

105.0

98.3

99.6

cultural

136.2

111.0

107.6

96.2

tourism and excursion

197.0

146.3

121.0

86.3

hotels and similar


accommodation facilities

107.6

99.2

105.4

96.7

physical culture andsports

103.8

98.2

120.2

81.9

medical

108.1

114.2

94.0

95.2

Paid services for population

2015

of which:

education
1)

1)

109.3

107.11)

93.0

92.8

The data on medical, sanatorium and health inprovement services.

STRUCTURE OF PAID SERVICES


FOR POPULATION BY TYPE

(% of total)

20.1

Communications

21.4

Housing and utilities


17.6

Personal

14.8

Transport
Medical, sanatorium and
health improvement

13.9
6.3
3.9

Tourism and
excursion
Other

20.2
13.4
12.4
6.4
5.1

23.4

21.1

2012

2015

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FINANCES
FINANCES1)
CONSOLIDATED BUDGET OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

(BYR billion; at current prices)


Revenues

2012

2013

2014

2015

157 956

189 232

219 281

266 321

% of GDP
Expenditures

29.8

29.2

28.2

30.6

155 169

187 751

211 154

250 377

29.3

28.9

27.1

28.8

2 787

1 481

8 127

15 945

0.5

0.2

1.0

1.8

% of GDP
Surplus, deficit (-)
of the budget
% of GDP

EXPENDITURES OF THE CONSOLIDATED BUDGET


ON SOCIAL SECTOR

(% of GDP)

2012

2013

2014

2015

12.2

12.1

11.6

12.2

education

4.9

5.0

4.7

4.8

public health

3.8

3.9

3.8

4.0

physical culture, sports, culture


and mass media

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.9

social policy

2.5

2.3

2.2

2.5

Expenditures
of which on:

EXPENDITURES OF THE CONSOLIDATED BUDGET


ON SOCIAL SECTOR

(% of total)

7.3

8.0
31.6

20.2

20.5

40.2

32.9

39.3

2012

2015
Public health
Education
Social policy
Physical culture, sports, culture
and mass media

1)

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus.

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PRICES AND TARIFFS


PRICES AND TARIFFS
PRICE AND TARIFFS INDICES
2012

2013

2014

2015

December to December of previous year, %


Consumer price index

121.8

116.5

116.2

Industrial producer price index

120.6

110.7

113.5

116.0

Agricultural producer price index

130.2

114.9

117.8

106.1

Price index in construction

127.2

117.8

108.0

121.5

...

93.1

102.9

125.9

143.0

115.2

105.3

120.2

118.1

113.5

Wholesale price index of goods


(products)
Freight tariff index

112.0

Previous year = 100


Consumer price index

159.2

118.3

Industrial producer price index

176.0

113.6

112.8

116.8

Agricultural producer price index

191.2

112.9

120.7

107.7

Price index in construction

177.2

124.2

114.3

113.2

...

97.0

99.6

118.9

193.9

121.9

109.5

115.3

Wholesale price index of goods


(products)
Freight tariff index

CONSUMER PRICE INDICES FOR GOODS AND SERVICES


2012

2013

2014

2015

December to December of previous year, %


Consumer price index

121.8

116.5

116.2

112.0

119.1
111.1
125.1
113.4
110.3
107.6
136.1
139.1
Previous year = 100
159.2
118.3

114.2
118.5
108.1
127.5

111.2
111.0
111.5
115.7

118.1

113.5

of which:
goods
food
non-food
services
Consumer price index
of which:
goods
food
non-food
services

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160.6
168.0
149.5

114.1
118.8
107.2

114.2
118.6
108.0

112.0
112.1
111.7

153.2

138.0

135.2

121.3

FOREIGN INVESTMENT
FOREIGN INVESTMENT
INVESTMENT RECEIVED FROM FOREIGN INVESTORS BY TYPE
2012

2013

2014

2015

USD million
Total

14 329.8

14 974.3

15 084.4

11 344.2

10 358.4

11 083.4

10 168.9

7 241.4

23.4

12.2

10.6

5.1

3 948.0

3 878.7

4 904.9

4 097.7

100

100

100

100

72.3

74.0

67.4

63.8

of which:
direct
portfolio
other

% of total
Total
of which:
direct
portfolio
other

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.05

27.5

25.9

32.5

36.1

INFLOWS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(USD million)
2012
Total

2013

2014

2015

14 329.8 14 974.3 15 084.4 11 344.2

of which:
agriculture, hunting
and forestry
industry
construction
trade
hotels and restaurants
transport and
communications

62.7

79.2

64.7

117.2

3 502.8

3 502.5

3 412.8

3 076.3

134.7

141.1

157.5

86.7

5 622.6

5 208.2

4 402.1

3 616.5

50.6

219.8

160.6

99.2

4 280.3

4 834.8

5 661.3

3 557.9

financial activities

157.1

150.9

243.1

109.6

real estate, renting and


business services

486.5

795.6

935.8

645.7

education

0.4

0.2

0.03

0.6

health and social work

2.4

5.1

9.1

5.2

community, social
andpersonal services

29.5

36.4

37.3

29.0

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT
INFLOWS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(% of total)

6.5

9.6
27.1

24.4
31.9

39.2
29.9
2012
Industry
Trade

31.4
2015
Transport and communications
Other

INFLOWS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT


BY MAIN COUNTRIES-INVESTORS

(million USD)
2012

Foreign investment
of which:
from CIS countries
of which:
Russia
Ukraine
Kazakhstan
Azerbaijan
from other countries
of which:
United Kingdom
Netherlands
Cyprus
Austria
China
Poland
Lithuania
Latvia
Germany
United States
Qatar
Switzerland
Estonia
Turkey
Czech Republic
Italy
International organizations

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2013

2014

2015

14329.8 14 974.3 15 084.4 11 344.2


7086.3

7 448.6

6 519.9

5 013.6

6691.0
352.6
2.7
13.9
7187.0

7 281.2
138.7
2.3
6.2
7 459.8

6 274.7
119.6
101.7
7.0
8 434.0

4 896.0
90.9
3.8
5.6
6 299.6

3617.8
407.9

3 202.1
741.1

2 809.0
1 962.1

2 339.3
1 220.2

923.4
576.0
127.6
128.2
173.0
129.3
185.2
138.4

1 059.5
501.9
146.7
179.8
178.5
177.3
163.4
168.2

930.9
526.1
300.1
157.7
233.5
193.0
379.7
68.9

806.7
353.4
341.7
194.8
168.9
101.0
98.0
90.2

22.0
43.3
68.8
47.5
66.2

109.2
148.3
84.7
47.7
62.3

70.0
152.5
94.0
45.3
52.3

75.5
70.0
65.2
50.8
46.3

48.7
56.5

60.9
65.9

38.6
130.5

28.8
31.0

FOREIGN INVESTMENT
NET FOREIGN INVESTMENT, DISINVESTMENT (-)
BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

(USD million)
2012
Total

2013

2014

2015

417.9 3 173.1 1 900.1 2 119.1

of which:
agriculture, hunting
and forestry

33.6

industry
construction

34.0

33.2

76.9

563.9 1 668.1

692.9

800.2

82.5

75.3

93.8

54.5

-99.1

438.5

210.6

769.9

42.8

204.9

147.0

81.9

-441.9

294.6

133.4

-27.4

54.0

12.2

105.8

-30.0

176.5

422.2

461.7

374.5

education

0.2

0.04

-0.2

0.4

health and social work

0.5

3.6

7.9

4.6

community, social andpersonal


services

4.7

19.5

14.1

13.4

trade
hotels and restaurants
transport and communications
financial activities
real estate, renting and
business services

TARGETED USE OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN 2015

(% of total)
Fixed assets
86.0

13.8

Intangible assets
0.2

Other purposes (repayment


of credits, loans and related
interests, payment for production
supplies and goods for sale, etc.)

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT
STRUCTURE OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT
BY TYPE OF FIXED ASSETS IN 2015

(% of total)

10.9

Machinery, equipment,
transport vehicles
Structures, transmission
units
Buildings

45.9
40.6

Other investment
in fixed assets

2.6

ACCUMULATED FOREIGN INVESTMENT BY ECONOMIC


ACTIVITY AT YEAR-END 2015

(USD million)

Accumulated
foreign investment
total
Total

13 572.4

% of
total

Of which
direct

100 6 436.5

portfolio

other

17.3 7 118.6

of which:
agriculture, hunting
and forestry
industry
construction
trade
hotels and restaurants
transport and
communications
financial activities
real estate, renting
and business services
education

211.9
6 336.8
332.2
1 962.7

1.6

169.2

46.7 2 405.1
2.4

0.2

42.5

11.6 3 920.2

263.6

0.7

67.9

14.5 1 345.9

1.3

615.5

522.9

3.9

136.9

1.0

385.0

1 546.2

11.4

692.7

0.2

853.2

360.7

2.7

168.7

0.2

191.7

16.2 1 204.4

2.1

992.2

2 198.7
0.3

0.003

0.3

0.001

0.01

health and social work

19.1

0.1

10.3

0.001

8.7

community, social
andpersonal services

79.8

0.6

39.0

0.04

40.8

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FOREIGN TRADE
FOREIGN TRADE
FOREIN TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES

(according to the balance of payments methodology)


2012

2013

2014

2015

USD million; at current prices


Volume of foreign trade
ingoods and services

100 938

90 433

87 108

65 560

exports

51 886

44 046

43 312

32 883

imports

49 052

46 387

43 796

32 677

balance

2 834

-2 341

-484

206

90 583

77 674

73 482

54 536

exports

45 574

36 540

35 423

26 209

imports

45 009

41 134

38 059

28 327

balance

565

-4 594

-2 636

-2 118

of which:
volume of foreign trade
ingoods

volume of foreign trade


in services

10 355

12 759

13 626

11 024

exports

6 312

7 506

7 889

6 674

imports

4 043

5 253

5 737

4 350

2 269

2 253

2 152

2 324

balance

% of previous year, at current prices


Volume of foreign trade
ingoods and services

107.1

89.6

96.3

75.3

exports

111.5

84.9

98.3

75.9

imports

102.7

94.6

94.4

74.6

106.2

85.7

94.6

74.2

exports

111.4

80.2

96.9

74.0

imports

101.4

91.4

92.5

74.4

volume of foreign trade


ingoods

volume of foreign trade


in services

115.6

123.2

106.8

80.9

exports

112.5

118.9

105.1

84.6

imports

120.6

129.9

109.2

75.8

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FOREIGN TRADE
FOREIGN TRADE IN GOODS1)

(USD million; at current prices)


2012
Volume of foreign trade in goods

2013

2014

2015

92 464 80 226 76 583 56 998

exports

46 060 37 203 36 081 26 686

imports

46 404 43 023 40 502 30 312

balance

-344 -5 820 -4 421 -3 626

with CIS countries

53 834 48 224 45 295 32 418

exports

23 693 23 015 21 108 14 073

imports

30 141 25 209 24 187 18 345

balance

-6 448 -2 194 -3 079 -4 272

of which with Eurasian Economic


Union member countries

44 786 40 694 38 337 28 2052)

exports

17 116 17 707 16 060 10 997

imports

27 670 22 987 22 277 17 208

balance
of which:
Russia

-10 554 -5 280 -6 217

-6 211

43 860 39 742 37 371 27 533

exports

16 309 16 837 15 181 10 389

imports

27 551 22 905 22 190 17 144

balance

-11 242 -6 068 -7 009 -6 755

with other countries

38 630 32 002 31 288 24 580

exports

22 367 14 188 14 973 12 613

imports

16 263 17 814 16 315 11 967

balance
of which EU countries
exports

6 104 -3 626 -1 342

646

26 810 20 970 20 117 14 433


17 515 10 462 10 668

8 602

imports

9 295 10 508

9 449

5 831

balance

8 220

1 219

2 771

-46

1)
Data are produced on the basis of external merchandise trade methodology and differs
from similar indicators produced by the National bank on the basis of balance of payments
methodology. According to the balance of payments methodology an adjustment is made for the
imports of goods from CIF prices to FOB prices. Excluded are goods for further processing and
return of goods. Included are goods purchased by transport organizations abroad.
2)
Fron 2015 including the data on Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

Belarus in figures

FOREIGN TRADE
FOREIGN TRADE IN GOODS
WITH SELECTED COUNTRIES

(USD million; at current prices)


2012

2013

2014

2015

Exports of goods
Total

46 059.9

37 203.1

36 080.5

26 685.5

16 308.9

16 837.5

15 181.0

10 389.1

556.6

1 024.2

2 928.9

2 981.3

Ukraine

5 557.2

4 195.8

4 063.7

2 520.8

Netherlands

7 551.3

3 330.4

1 708.9

1 157.5

Germany

1 737.1

1 753.4

1 654.1

1 086.5

Lithuania

Russia
United Kingdom

1 181.2

1 072.6

1 038.5

964.4

China

432.6

460.7

640.3

781.6

Poland

949.7

781.8

843.9

767.0

3 269.7

526.7

501.5

599.7

Kazakhstan

806.9

870.4

879.4

524.7

Brazil

801.7

518.6

709.5

521.3

India

266.4

173.2

212.1

317.0

Azerbaijan

211.1

277.8

318.0

285.8

Indonesia

90.8

91.4

190.9

169.5

226.1

194.9

162.3

167.9

Latvia

Belgium

Imports of goods
Total

46 404.4

43 022.7

40 502.4

30 311.7

Russia

27 550.9

22 904.9

22 190.2

17 144.2

China

2 373.5

2 829.4

2 373.2

2 399.5

Germany

2 732.1

3 035.5

2 465.3

1 385.0

Poland

1 349.2

1 581.5

1 535.0

1 082.1

Ukraine

2 309.5

2 053.5

1 688.9

950.0

Italy

956.3

1 111.6

1 165.9

636.6

Turkey

347.2

410.1

463.2

487.8

United States

634.1

587.1

507.6

445.6

France

436.0

495.7

424.2

320.7

Morocco

40.5

31.1

51.5

300.1

Lithuania

371.2

466.4

365.4

277.7

Czech Republic

440.9

495.5

411.6

275.6

Spain

290.9

396.8

434.9

249.2

Netherlands

448.4

443.4

482.6

211.1

Belgium

344.1

366.0

313.3

209.5

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FOREIGN TRADE
STRUCTURE OF FOREIGN TRADE IN GOODS
WITH SELECTED COUNTRIES IN 2015

(% of turnover)
United
Kingdom
Latvia

94.4
88.6

Netherlands

15.4

77.6

22.4

72.6

Ukraine
Germany

27.4

44.0

Poland

56.0

41.5

Russia
Italy

11.4

84.6

Lithuania

China

5.6

58.5

37.7

62.3

24.6

75.4
83.0

17.0

20

60

40

Exports

100

80

Imports

COMMODITY STRUCTURE OF EXPORTS


AND IMPORTS IN 2015

(% of total)

8.9

12.2
29.9

6.5

Expotrs

8.4

Imports

31.1

14.6

16.3

13.8

21.3

23.4

Mineral products
Chemical products, rubber
Machinery, equipment and motor vehicles
Food industry products and agricultural raw
Ferrous, non-ferrous metals and articles thereof
Other

Belarus in figures

13.6

FOREIGN TRADE
FOREIGN TRADE IN SERVICES

(according to the balance of payments methodology;


USD million; at current prices)
2012
Volume of foreign trade in
services

2013

2014

2015

10 354.8 12 759.5 13 626.4 11 023.3

exports

6 311.7

7 506.0

7 889.0

6 673.6

imports

4 043.1

5 253.5

5 737.4

4 349.7

balance

2 268.6

2 252.5

2 151.6

2 323.9

3 345.2

4 562.0

4 429.5

3 679.9

exports

2 078.5

2 566.8

2 650.2

2 198.9

imports

1 266.7

1 995.2

1 779.3

1 481.0

balance

811.8

571.6

870.9

717.9

2 630.4

3 662.1

3 818.7 3 100.11)

exports

1 762.6

2 161.7

2 301.5

1 844.9

imports

867.8

1 500.4

1 517.2

1 255.2

balance

894.8

661.3

784.3

589.7

2 542.5

3 532.6

3 714.9

2 985.5

exports

1 693.2

2 059.3

2 225.8

1 761.7

imports

849.3

1 473.3

1 489.1

1 223.8

balance

843.9

586.0

736.7

537.9

7 009.6

8 197.5

9 196.9

7 343.4

exports

4 233.2

4 939.2

5 238.8

4 474.7

imports

2 776.4

3 258.3

3 958.1

2 868.7

balance

1 456.8

1 680.9

1 280.7

1 606.0

with CIS countries

of which with Eurasian


Economic Union member
countries

of which:
Russia

with other countries

1)

From 2015 including the data on Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

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FOREIGN TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF SELECTED SERVICES

(according to the balance of payments methodology;


USD million; at current prices)
2012

2013

2014

2015

Exports of services
Transport services

3 573.0 3 792.4 3 726.0 2 928.0

Construction services

469.7 1 065.5 1 220.4

988.1

Computer services

408.0

554.9

690.8

818.3

Travels

684.7

791.4

868.0

759.7

Telecommunication services

182.4

183.2

200.9

181.3

Repair and maintenance services

127.5

130.9

132.3

161.6

Advertising and marketing


services

73.8

118.0

136.0

122.0

125.7

122.8

114.8

111.1

Architectural, engineering and


other technical services

94.0

121.5

119.2

75.3

Financial services

24.8

24.0

37.7

36.7

Operational lease

Payments intellectual
property use
Other services

22.9

27.7

39.1

23.2

525.2

573.7

603.8

468.3

Imports of services
Transport services

1 475.4 1 397.7 1 521.6 1 257.4

Construction services

637.0 1 258.2 1 524.0

991.4

Travels

788.6 1 153.3 1 160.1

944.4

Financial services

203.1

231.4

336.0

253.7

Architectural, engineering and


other technical services

146.6

298.0

162.9

139.8

Payments intellectual
property use

106.8

145.1

237.3

130.7

Repair and maintenance services

60.3

110.8

135.7

114.6

Telecommunications services

143.5

114.1

123.6

113.1

Operational lease

130.1

89.9

99.3

101.6

Computer services

55.9

72.4

92.6

87.9

Advertising and marketing


services
Other services

Belarus in figures

44.8

50.4

54.7

42.0

251.0

332.2

289.6

173.1

Belarus in Figures
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