The priorities of development of the regional economy in the Yaroslavl Region are the modernization of existing industries and the creation of new points of growth – both branch, and infrastructure. The area's government purposefully builds work based upon an integrated approach. It develops economic potential on the basis of creating innovative clusters.

We consider providing a favorable environment for businesses as a basis of development for investment activity in the region. The purpose of our work is to bring the message to each of our potential investors that the Yaroslavl Region offers the most comfortable conditions for work, transparent legislation, prepared infrastructure, and an accurate and clear system of taxation.

Governor of Yaroslavl region
Sergey Yastrebov
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    250 km

    Moscow—Yaroslavl — 55 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    1272.00 million people

    5.00% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    36,2 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    360 731,50 billion
    ₽ 283 656,60 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 223,90 million
    $ 176 per person
  • Fixed investment

    76,49 million
    ₽ 60 149 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    3,80 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    61,60 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 300
  • Average monthly wage

    25 434
Gross Regional Product
GRP per capita
Foreign Direct Investment
Fixed investment
Fixed investment per capita
Unemployment rate
Average monthly wage
Percentage of profitable companies

Geographical location and climate

Largest cities



    600 K people



    250 K people



    41 K people



    40 K people

Sunny days Average annual rainfall
75 590 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-12°С 18°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
6 months 5 months
Natural area
Mixed forest
Deciduous forest

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

  • Combustible resources

    40 million tonnes
  • Other resources

    Water resources 83 lakes on the territory of the Yaroslavl Region

    Forest resources Standing timber volume-249,3 million m3


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