Assessment of factors and parameters of sustainable development on the example of Astrakhan region



  • Liudmila Baeva Astrakhan State University, Astrakhan, Russia
  • Alexandr Grigorev Astrakhan State University, Astrakhan, Russia
  • Irina Bocharnikova Astrakhan State University, Astrakhan, Russia


sustainable development, safety of society, factors of society destabilization, sociological assessments of sustainable development, sustainable development of Astrakhan region


Contemporary sociocultural dynamics shows constant renewal of challenges and practices caused by them. As in the case of technological progress, constant development and renewal in social sphere is an attributive, integral feature of modern society. The purpose of our article is to analyze modern factors affecting sustainable development of the territory, to characterize parameters of sustainable development in the assessments of the population of the Astrakhan region, as well as to identify the most risky points that impede achievement of a stable state of the region. On-line survey was chosen as a method for sociological research, the questionnaire for which was developed on the basis of materials from surveys of such European projects as European Social Survey and European Values Survey. The conducted research has shown that most of the parameters of sustainable development of the region are positively reflected in public opinion and attitudes of its inhabitants.