14 August 2014, Thursday, 10:08

8.5 thousand children were born in Ufa since the beginning of the year

author: Iliya Spiridonov

For six months of 2014 in Ufa 8481 children were born, which is by 6.7 percent above last year's level. Natural population growth amounted to 2,109 people in the first half of the year. Such data are given by the press service of the city administration.

The mayor's office representatives mark that in the coming years the number of school-age children will significantly increase. Based on the current trend, by 2020 their number is projected to increase by 37 thousand.

Recall that Ufa ranks 11th in number of population among the 15 million-plus cities in Russia. As of early 2014, 1.1 million people live in the capital of Bashkortostan.