09 August 2011, Tuesday, 16:45

Birth rate is going down in Bashkortostan

author: Alfia Agliullina

In 2011 birth rate dropped by 3,7% and death rate increased by 5,5% in Bashkortostan. The natural loss of population increased by 0,7% for the last six months, the press-service of the Ministry of health protection RB reports.

Blood circulation diseases (51,1%), new growths (10,6%), accidents, pollutions and traumas (9,7%) still remain the main death reasons.