Issue №4, 2020



Formation of Territorial Agglomerations Based on the Type of Demographic Environment


DOI: 10.34130/2070-4992-2020-4-95

Pritula O. D. — PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Head of Economy and Finance department, Novgorod branch of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Veliky Novgorod, Russia, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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This study focuses on the features and approaches of socio-economic zoning of territories, the stages of building territorial agglomerations in the region. Thus, the author focused on the modeling of territorial agglomerations of territorial-spatial units of the Novgorod region, which was the main goal of the work. The methodological basis of the study included descriptive statistics, typology and grouping of socio-economic information, clustering, construction of cartograms and cartodiagrams that reflect the quantitative and qualitative values of the obtained territorial clusters. The author of the study describes the possibilities and conditions for the formation of territorial agglomerations, followed by the construction of a map of agglomerations of municipalities in the Novgorod region, taking into account the type of demographic environment of the territories. The scientific contribution is to systematize existing approaches to territorial socio-economic differentiation, taking into account the historical development and features of natural complexes, as well as strategic guidelines for the socio-economic development of the territories of the region. The results of this study can serve as a basis for developing promising areas of regional policy, both in the economic and social spheres, taking into account the priority national directions and goals of sustainable development of the territory. The importance of the work done by the author lies in the fact that the typology of territories based on a combination of socio-economic and demographic factors allows for targeting, and thus the effectiveness of management decisions in the aspect of socio-demographic policy. Approved and described in the article the approach to formation of regional agglomerations based on the type of demographic environment can be replicated at the Federal level, restrictions of practical implementation is a set of specific socio-economic characteristics and historical experience of development of territorial spaces.

Keywords: type of demographic environment, cluster of municipalities, territorial agglomerations, descriptive statistics, territorial socio-economic differentiation.


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For citation: Pritula O. D. Formation of territorial agglomerations based on the type of demographic environment // Corporate Governance and Innovative Economic Development of the North: Bulletin of Research Center of Corporate Law, Management and Venture Investment of Syktyvkar State University. 2020. No. 4. Р. 95– 103. DOI: 10.34130/2070-4992-2020-4-95