President of Yakutia Aisen Nikolaev said that the population of the republic is approaching one million. TASS.
According to Nikolaev, as of April 1, 2023, 999.1 thousand people lived in Yakutia. This year, the one millionth resident will appear in the republic.
The head of Yakutia said that in the first quarter of this year more children were born in the region than in the first quarter of last year. The death rate is also falling and there is a natural increase in population. People do not leave Yakutia, but rather come to the republic.
Nikolaev described generally good demographic indicators in Yakutia. Therefore, he is almost certainly sure that the population of the republic will exceed one million.
The head of Yakutia noted that the state policy of supporting families and childhood in the region will continue.
It was previously reported to be in Russia as of January 1, 2023. resides 146,424,729 people, the population decreased by 555,332 people during the year. At the same time, the statistics of Rosstat do not take into account the data of the four new regions of the Russian Federation – the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, as well as the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.
As of January 1, 2022, the population of Russia is 146,980,061 people.
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