Bashkortostan is the leader in the Volga Federal District on birth rate - Statistics
UFA, 9 February 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/.
As of the end of 2014 Bashkortostan was the leader in the Volga Federal District in terms of birth rate with an index of 14.9 per 1,000 inhabitants, according to the regional body of the Federal State Statistics Service.
In mortality rate Bashkortostan takes the third position with a coefficient of 13.2 per 1,000 people — after Tatarstan (12.2) and the Udmurt Republic (12.8).
In 2014, 60,517 people were born in Bashkortostan (plus 2.1 percent to 2013), 53 568 died (plus 0.4 percent). Natural increase was 6,949 people.