In the year 2021, the amount of newly built or renovated stadiums in Russia reached 16,278 persons of total capacity. This represents a 28.9% decrease year-over-year. Of this total, the lions share of 66% was new construction, while 34% was commissioned as renovated facilities.
In addition, 57 swimming pools (25 or 50 meters long), 29 sports facilities with artificial ice, as well as other 141 sports and recreation complexes have been commissioned in the reporting year, too.
The capacities of newly built or renovated stadiums and other sports facilities is a key factor shaping the demand for specialized sports furniture and equipment in Russia. We are tracking this indicator more closely, including the performance by various regions of Russia, within our extended Market Reports.