Ancient city founded in 1256

International airport

  • 44 destinations
  • 2 000 pax/hour
  • 7 km/15 minutes to city center
  • 9 departure gates
  • Passenger traffic, '000 pax
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Railway hub

  • 50+ passenger trains daily
  • 8 tracks
  • 2.5 M tons monthly cargo load capacity

Highway connection

  • 60 km to EU
  • A4 international / E40 main road
  • 9 customs border checkpoints

53% of people have higher education

Education

  • 111 000 students
  • 90 000 university students
  • 27 universities
  • Students by science
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  • Employment structure
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Labor pool

  • 563 500 economically active population
  • 44 500 unemployed
  • 400 Euro average gross salary

Population

  • 758 000 inhabitants
  • 1 000 000 live in Lviv agglomeration
  • 2 528 000 live in Lviv region

1 IT specialist creates 3.37 work places in Lviv

Taxes

  • 20% VAT
  • 18% corporate income tax
  • 0% industrial property tax (for large companies)
  • 1% land tax
  • 22% corporate tax on salary
  • 18% individual income tax

Industrial production

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IT

  • 317 IT companies
  • 21 000 IT employees
  • 56% software engineers
  • 99.6% speak English
  • 4 500 IT specialists graduate annually
  • 7 300 freelancers
  • 28% predicted annual growth of IT industry
  • 83.3% of business owners plan to expand
  • IT Market Dynamics, $
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BPO potential

  • 2 000+ employees already work in BPO/SS industry
  • 8 international companies have BPO/SS centers in Lviv

Creative industries

  • 15 old factories transforming into creative hubs and spaces

Meeting industry

  • Conference facilities
  • 41 hotels suitable for conferences
  • 9 academic venues
  • 22 other venues
  • Number of conferences in 2018
  • 86 international
  • 214 national
  • 130 local

The largest number of monuments of architecture, culture and history in Ukraine

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Tourism

  • 100+ hotels
  • 55+ hostels
  • 95 annual festivals
  • €75 average spending of 1 tourist per day

Food

  • 220 cafes, pubs and restaurants
  • 28 unique coffeehouses

Culture

  • 8 theaters
  • 9 cinemas
  • 45 museums
  • 21 art galleries
  • 100+ churches

Lviv is open to the world. Lviv is open to you.

Lviv City Council

  • 64 municipal deputies
  • 10 city administration departments
  • €245 M city budget

Lviv Investment Office

  • Supports investment activities
  • Searches investment targets
  • Provides information
  • Identifies potential investment projects
  • Arranges business meetings
Contact us

Infrastructure projects

  • €80 M annual development budget
  • €75.3 M major projects implemented with EBRD
  • €132.7 M major projects under implementation with EBRD
  • €150 M major future projects with EIB
Lviv Investment Office Lviv City Council
79006, Ukraine, Lviv Rynok sq. 1

+38 032 254 60 06
invest@lvivcity.gov.ua