Ukr. geogr. z. 2014, N4:52-57

V. Bondar – Institute of Geography of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv.


The key features of the socio-demographic development of small towns in the Kiev suburban area on the example of Bucha - one of the fastest growing urban settlements within metropolitan agglomeration have been studied. The main features of social development (employment, housing, retail, and so on) within the territory of the territory have been identified. The comparative analysis of Bucha’s today demographic processes in the context of Kiev metropolitan agglomeration’s urban settlements has been performed.

Key words: 
metropolitan agglomeration, migration, suburbanization, social infrastructure, the primary housing market, unemployment

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