The city government has published a publication on the activities of the Kyiv city state administration, enterprises, institutions and organizations of the communal form of ownership of Kyiv - Annual report of Kyiv city '2021. The consolidated information for the publication was prepared by the Department of Economy and Investments of the Kyiv city state administration and the communal research institution "Research Institute of Socio-Economic Development of the City".
The year 2021 was marked by dynamic development and economic growth for Kyiv. Last year, Kyiv's budget had a record figure of UAH 65 billion. The gross regional product (GRP) per capita was UAH 342.2 thousand. The real growth of GRP by 3.4% was due to the increase in the volumes of the processing industry, and the construction sector, as well as the intensification of transport, postal and courier activities. Despite significant quarantine restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, exports grew by 23.4% to $15.3 billion USD. More than 65% of export deliveries are food and agricultural products made by agricultural enterprises, the main offices of which are primarily located in the capital. The volume of capital and foreign direct investments also increased.
At the end of 2021, the average monthly salary in the capital reached the level of UAH 20.6 thousand, which is 1.5 times higher than the figure for Ukraine. Compared to 2020, the number of square meters of housing and non-residential buildings put into operation increased by 2.3 times, and the dynamics of revenues from the single tax from legal entities and individual entrepreneurs to the city budget improved.
Throughout 2021, the Kyiv city authorities continued to solve urgent issues to increase the comfort and safety of citizens: 70 km of heating networks were updated, more new buses, trams and trolleybuses appeared on the routes of the capital's communal public transport, 185 km of cycle paths and lanes were installed, and the network of high-speed tram lines was modernized. In total, 198 road infrastructure objects were updated in Kyiv in 2021. This year, the capital has traditionally allocated the most funds from the budget to the field of education - UAH 26 billion. Public facilities were re-equipped for the needs of people with disabilities with tactile tiles, ramps, lowered curbs and elevators. In 2021, Kyiv continued its fight against the spread of COVID-19. The city allocated UAH 266.7 million to combat the pandemic, and UAH 1.2 billion was allocated to additional payments to doctors.
Due to the large-scale military invasion of russia on February 24, 2022, many urban development projects were put on hold. Currently, the assessment of the damage caused to the city by the war continues. Together with strategic partners, Kyiv is considering ways to attract funds for the repair and reconstruction of the city. Options for returnable and non-returnable financial assistance, loans and funds received from the russian federation as reparations are being considered. Decisions on attracting such funds will be made after the end of the war.
The electronic version of the publication can be viewed following the link.