The City of Kielce is the capital of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodship, which is home to 1.3 million people. 20,000 students study at 9 colleges and universities located across the region and 6.000 people graduate every year.
The average monthly remuneration in Kielce is 5 498 PLN gross. The unemployment rate remained at 5.0%. 30,337 companies have their headquarters in Kielce. 1986 of them operates in the area of industrial processing, 3353 in the area of construction, and 7137 in trade and repair of vehicles. The average employment in the enterprise sector is 35.9 thousand people, of which 16 thousand are employed in industry.