The positive business climate conditions of Sakhalin region are based on:

- prime economy-geographic location

- significant natural resource potential

- sea ports

- multi industry structure of economic region with a well developed production potential 

We are focused on developing the following industries:

Oil and gas development  currently takes a leading role of the region development.

Woods are major natural sources in the Sakhalin region

Agriculture plays a major role in the development of agricultural territories and providing fresh agricultural products to people of Sakhalin.

Fishing includes a spectrum of different services from forecasting of source of materials to organization of trading in Russia and abroad.

Electro energy

Food production provides people with the right amount of groceries for healthy and balanced eating.

Transport system-development of Sakhalin regional transport system depends on the effective infrastructure. Transport infrastructure includes air,sea,railroad and automotive and tube structures.




Acting governor of Sakhalin region
Oleg Kozhemyako
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district

    Far Eastern

  • Distance to Moscow

    6652 km

    Moscow—Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — 9 hours 5 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    488.00 million people

    6.20% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    87,1 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    673 775,40 billion
    ₽ 1 369 003,10 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 5 890,20 million
    $ 12 070,10 per person
  • Fixed investment

    210,31 million
    ₽ 429 465 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    6,50 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    64 %
  • Average cost of living

    12 213
  • Average monthly wage

    54 896
Gross Regional Product
GRP per capita
Foreign Direct Investment
Fixed investment
Fixed investment per capita
Unemployment rate
Average monthly wage
Percentage of profitable companies

Geographical location and climate

Largest cities



    197 K people



    33,1 K people



    29,6 K people



  • Sea of Okhotsk
  • Sea of Japan
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
185 733 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-12,2°С 15,5°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
7 months 4 months
Natural area
Mixed forest
Deciduous forest

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    69.3 mln m3
    450 mln m3
    449.6 mln m3
  • Combustible resources

    593.5 mln tonnes
    Natural gas
    1962.2 bn m3
  • Other resources

    Forest resources 278 thousand m3

    Fish Resources 789 thousand tonnes


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