In information society and knowledge based economy, the access to reliable data and the possibility of data analysis is very important. This is the main factor determining the quality of decision made on various levels of management as well as the success of varied undertakings. In order to meet the information needs of businesses, local governments, academics and residents of the region, Statistical Office in Lublin prepared „Report on the socio-economic situation of lubelskie voivodship in 2017”. The thematic scope of the publication covers the most important phenomena in terms of socio-economic development of the region, including demographic changes, trends on the labor market, price changes and inflation, the evolution of the level of wages and social benefits, changes in key areas of national economy (industry, construction, agriculture, trade), financial results of non-financial entities, investment outlays.