Russian population falls by 55,800 in 7M 2019 - Rosstat
MOSCOW. Sept 18 (Interfax) - Russia's de jure population was an estimated 146.7 million on August 1, 2019, down 55,800 since the start of the year, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.
The number of births in 7M 2019 fell to 860,400 from 928,900 in the same period last year, and the number of deaths fell to 1,070,100 from 1,099,400.
Thus, there was natural population loss of 209,700 in 7M 2019, compared with 170,500 in the same period last year. Net migration offset the natural losses by 73.4%.
Net migration was 153,900 in 7M 2019, up from 79,500 in 7M 2018.