Population of six towns in Bashkiria increased
Republican statisticians have registered natality in six towns RB in 2011: Ufa, Agidel, Neftekamsk, Oktyabrsky, Sibai and Sterlitamac. 15 municipal districts of the Republic have also demonstrated natality. This fact is directly related to improvement of demographic situation in the region. At the same time Russia faces natural loss of population (about 130 thousand people in January-November 2011).
According to the preliminary data 55800 babies have been born in Bashkiria in 2011 or 13,7 kids per 1000 people. The number of the newly born babies has increased the number of the dead by 2,5%. The level of birth rate in 2011 was slightly higher than in 2009 and by 2,3% lower than in 2010. Death rate is the same as in 2010.