In the year 2020, the amount of newly built or renovated hospital facilities in Russia reached 3,951 persons of capacity. This represents a 0.1% increase year-over-year. Of this amount, the lions share of 91% was new construction, while only 9% was commissioned as renovated facilities.
Most of this total, approximately 95%, were hospitals in urban area. The share of kids hospitals, newly built or renovated, amounted to 19%.
The capacities of newly built or renovated hospitals is a key factor shaping the demand for medical furniture and other similar equipment for hospital wards and rooms. We are tracking this indicator more closely, including the performance by various regions of Russia, within our extended Market Reports.