Gdańsk and the Pomeranian Voivodeship in the top 5 “Best-performing Large Cities in Europe”!

Gdańsk was ranked fourth in the “Best-performing Large Cities in Europe” ranking prepared by the American think-tank Milken Institute. It is the highest place in the Polish region, in the vicinity of cities such as London and Stockholm.

Ranked “Best-performing Cities in Europe”, that is the most effective, the most dynamic or the “best performing” large cities (or rather cities and regions) in Europe, prepared by think-tank Milken Institute The strategies of individual regions were assessed and the impact of their decisions on job growth, wage growth, production levels and the concentration of the skilled service sector were examined. At the top of the list was theeastward part of Inner London. Stockholm and Budapest complete the podium.

The fourth, high position was taken by the Pomeranian Voivodeship, together with Gdańsk! What contributed most to such a high position of our region was the second highest employment growth in the years 2011-2016 (by 19 per cent) among all large regions of Europe, and the sixth highest increase in salaries (by 26.5 per cent in the years 2008-2013). Among the greatest advantages of the Pomeranian Voivodeship were m.in. “providing” by the Gdańsk University of Technology and the University of Gdańsk qualified engineers and other employees, or the largest port in Poland, a key m.in. in the petrochemical and coal industries, as well as in the grain and ore trade.

The sixth place in the ranking was taken by Lower Silesian Voivodeship (together with Wrocław). 17. The place went to the Wielkopolska Voivodeship (together with Poznań), the top twenty was closed by the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (together with Krakow). Just behind the twenty, at 22. position, was included in the ranking of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.

Elaboration from: http://next.gazeta.pl/next/7,151003,22735879,cztery-polskie-regiony-w-dwudziestce-najefektywniejszych-w-europie.html

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