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North-Caucasian Muslim republics are leaders in Russia on birthrate

According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), Chechen Republic became the leader among the regions of Russia on the birth rate (the number of born per thousand inhabitants per year) in 2018. The second place took the Republic of Ingushetia and the Dagestan Republic was the third.

In general, all the regions of the North Caucasus Federal District showed the best results in the country in terms of natural population growth, except for the Stavropol Krai. There were born 48,120 people in Dagestan last year, while the number of the dead was 14,871. In Chechnya there were born almost 30 thousand children, and the population of Ingushetia grew by 6,500.  

But in the Stavropol krai the number of born was 30,070 and dead one was 32,070. Thus the natural decline made up to 1,400 people.

In total, as stated in the Rosstat report, in 2018 more than 1.5 million people were born in Russia. Most of the inhabitants of Russia were born in Moscow - 132.1 thousand and the Moscow region - 83 thousand. The top five also included Krasnodar region - 64.5 thousand, St. Petersburg - 64 thousand and Tyumen region - 50.4 thousand

At the same time the birth rate in Russia in 2018 decreased by 5.2%.

 

 

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