Social conditions and standard of living of the Republic of Belarus

Publishing period – July

The handbook provide data reflecting various aspects of the standard of living and quality of life of the population. It also provides basic socio-economic indicators characterizing the demographic situation, employment and unemployment, the size and structure of money incomes of the population, expenditures and consumption of households, as well as the level and prevalence of poverty.

Information is published on housing conditions, health and medical care, pension and social protection of certain categories of population, education and culture, environmental conditions and crime rates. There are statistical indicators characterizing the development of the consumer market of goods and services, transport and communications for the population, and the network of tourism and recreation institutions.

The data are presented in the dynamics for a number of years in the country as a whole, as well as in the regions and the city of Minsk. Some statistical indicators are accompanied by brief methodological explanations.

The handbook is published in Russian and English and illustrated with charts and diagrams.