Area: 2,308 km²
Unemployment: 2.18 %
Per Capita GDP: 1,400,681 AMD
GDP change 2015-2017: 1.2%
Workforce development and education.
INDUSTRIES: Wine, dried fruit, mineral water and cheese production.
EDUCATION: 48 schools
NATURAL RESOURCES: Jermuk Mineral Water, Unique flora and Fauna with rich biodiversity, mines (stones, gold)
DESTINATIONS: Areni-1 cave complex and Areni-1 winery of the Chalcolithic period, the 8th-century Tanahat Monastery, the 10th-century Smbataberd fortress, and the 13th-century Noravank monastery. Vayots Dzor is also home to the spa-town of Jermuk.
STRENGTHS: High potential of development in tourism and agriculture sectors especially in winemaking and natural spa industries.
WEAKNESS: Socially vulnerable families and lack of employability.
OPPORTUNITIES: Wine and ecotourism.
THREATS: Sparsely populated bordering villages and out migration of educated young population.