Sustainable Development Gals
Number of live births in the Republic of Serbia in the period January – August 2021 amounted to 39965. Compared with the same period of the previous year, when number of live births was 40559, noted was the decrease in live births by 594, i.e. 1.5%.
Number of deaths in the Republic of Serbia in the period January – August 2021 amounted to 82681, and if related to the same period 2020, when it was 70322, it recorded increase by 12359, or 17.6%.
Number of transported passengers in the first six months of 2021, relative to the same period 2020, increased by 12.2%, whereof number of passengers in domestic transport increased by 13.1% and in international transport, it decreased by 4.7%. In air transport, increase of 6.3% was recorded, while in road transport, it increased to 12.0%. Referring to passengers railway transport, increase of 18.5% was noted. Operations volume, expressed in pkm, increased by 6.2%. Goods transported in the first half of 2021 noted growth of 37.2%, relative to the same period 2020. Regarding the same period, expressed in tkm, operations volume increased by 29.9%. Air transport, inland waterway transport, pipeline and road transport recorded increase in quantity of transported goods, while railway transport noted decrease. Increase in quantity of transported goods in road and pipeline transport is partly caused by the fact that increased was the number of reporting units.
According to the previous data as of September 5th, 2021, realized production of wheat amounts to 3 538 thousand tons, which is by 23.1% more than the previous year production. Realized production of raspberries increased by 10.1% and of sour cherries decreased by 6.4%.
Expected maize production amounts to 6 241 thousand tons, which is by 20.7% less than production in the previous year. Compared to 2020, increased production is expected referring to sugar beet (by 1.5%), and decreased production of sunflower (by 6.1%) and soya (by 27.0%).
Average gross salaries and wages calculated for July 2021 amounted to 89 330 RSD, while average net salaries and wages amounted to 64 731 RSD.
In the period January - July 2021, average net salaries and wages increased by 8,5% in nominal terms and by 6,0% in real terms compared to the same period last year.
Median net salaries and wages for July 2021 amounted to 49 999 RSD, meaning that 50% of employees realised wages and salaries up to the mentioned amount.
In 2019, revenue from environmental taxes amounted to RSD 223 716.2 mill, presenting the increase of 5.6% relative to 2018. The greatest share in revenue structure related to energy taxes and taxes on transport, 85.9%, i.e. 7.1%, while taxes on pollution and resources participated with 5.6% and 1.5%, respectively.
SО2 emission in 2019 amounted to 395.4thousand tons (Gg), presenting the increase of 14.0% relative to the previous year. Total emissions of SО2 in the section of Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply has the share of 91.5% with slight increase relative to the 2018. The share of SО2 emission in the section of Manufacturing was 4.3%, in other sections of economic activities, it was 1.7% and in Households 2.5%.
Average prices of new construction dwellings in the Republic of Serbia in the first half of 2021 amounted to RSD 179 852. Dwellings’ prices in the observed period ranged from RSD 53 382 per m2 in Bujanovac up to RSD 373 406 in Belgrade municipality Savski venac.
In July 2021, 2 278 building permits were issued, presenting the increase of 13.6% related to July 2020. Out of the total number of permits issued in July 2021, 84.0% related to buildings and 16.0% to civil engineering. When referring only to buildings, 76.2% related to residential buildings and 23.8% to non–residential ones, while regarding civil engineering, the largest number related to pipelines, communication and electric power lines (72.0%).