Over 216 thousand households express requests to purchase apartment

2020-01-21 17:56:48

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The ‘Vision-2050’ is a policy document, which was formulated by a working group comprising of 1500 people, including scholars, experts and state secretaries of 13 ministries, heads of some government agencies, authorities of universities and representatives of non-government organizations. According to the Prime Minister's order No: 52 dated April 30, 2019, the working group analyzed development stages of the past 30 years of Mongolia and formulated the policy document that will define long and mid-term development policy until 2050. We are presenting 9 fundamental goals of the development policy in detail.  

Improving quality of life and broadening middle class is one of the nine fundamental goals. As of 2018, 174.491 households out of total households living in Ulaanbaatar city, are living in public apartments, 3664 households are living in private houses, 107.878 households are in houses in ger districts, 101.136 households are in ger (national dwelling) and 284 households are living homeless.   

Number of issues are arising due to underdevelopment of infrastructure of ger areas. The most weighty problem is land erosion and groundwater contamination caused by inadequate sewerage system and it is bringing huge damage to the environment.

According to the research conducted by the Ministry of Construction and Urban Planning, over 216 thousand households of the capital city and 121.9 thousand families of rural areas expressed their requests to purchase apartment in the next five years. The research also reveals that 16.3 percent or 35.497 households in the capital city and 9.6 percent or 11.378 households in rural areas are verified as having purchasing capacity.  

There is necessity for 73.336 households living in ger districts of the capital and 37.266 rural families to connect their homes to engineering supply apart from the need of renting apartments for 44.747 households in the capital city and 32.048 households in rural areas.

In 2016, happiness index for Mongolia was 14.318 and it placed at 136th out of 140 countries. It indicates that welfare of population and level of satisfaction from their life are below the line and quality of life is not well.