In the year 2021, the amount of newly built or renovated hospital facilities in Russia reached 3,242 persons of capacity. This represents a 17.9% decrease year-over-year. Of this amount, the lions share of 95% was new construction, while only 5% was commissioned as renovated facilities.
Most of this total, approximately 98%, were hospitals in urban area. The share of kids hospitals, newly built or renovated, amounted to 13%.
The number 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.