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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Sociodemographic aspects of the influence of factors on the health of the Arctic region population

Vol. 19, Iss. 12, DECEMBER 2021

Received: 13 September 2021

Received in revised form: 17 October 2021

Accepted: 27 October 2021

Available online: 14 December 2021


JEL Classification: I15

Pages: 2384–2404


Anna A. PROVOROVA N. Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research (FCIARctic), Ural Branch of RAS, Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation


Ol’ga V. GUBINA N. Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research (FCIARctic), Ural Branch of RAS, Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation


Subject. This article examines the factor influence on human health depending on the socio-demographic characteristics of the population.
Objectives. The article aims to analyze the factors that affect the health of the population of the Arctic area, and their impact on various groups of people.
Methods. For the study, we used general scientific research methods.
Results. Based on a sociological survey conducted in the municipalities of the Arkhangelsk Oblast, the article identifies the key determinants of public health and the change in the importance of various factors depending on the age of the person.
Relevance. The results obtained can be used when developing and adjusting programme documents related to the Arctic demographic policies.

Keywords: health, factors, population, Arctic region


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