The Sverdlovsk Region is one of the largest scientific and educational centers in Russia with two of the largest scientific organizations in the Urals: the Ural Federal University (Ural Federal University) and the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences).



Research and development in the region is carried out by:

24 scientific institutions


Subordinate to the Ural Territorial Administration of the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations (FASO)


22 institutes

Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

29 universities

In which more than 120 thousand students study (37% of all students of the Ural Federal District)

110 SRI

 And organisations


Innovative activity:

45 billion rubles 

Costs of innovation in the Middle Urals

1st place in the Ural Federal District

According to the volume of innovative products, the cost of innovation, patent activity, the proportion of innovative-active enterprises.

72.8 billion rubles

The volume of scientific and technical work. The indicator of scientific and technical works in the Sverdlovsk region has increased almost 3 times over the past 5 years.


Professional education:

25% students 

are trained in professions and specialties of secondary vocational education, which are in the TOP-50 most demanded in the Russian labor market

Since 2017, Yekaterinburg has become the capital of the National Championship of the working professions of high-tech industries WorldSkills Hi-Tech


Labour market:


36 700 rubles

per month

The average monthly salary in the Sverdlovsk region in January-September 2018 (an increase of 9.4% compared to January-September 2017).

The salary of employees of large and medium-sized organizations — 41.3 thousand rubles.

The level of remuneration in the areas of information and communication (35% more than the average regional level), the production of computers, electronic and optical products, and metallurgical production (30%).


unemployment rate

The economically active population is 2.16 million people.


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