The population of Zaporozhye region is declining rapidly

Население Запорожской области сокращается огромными темпами

On April 1, 2019, the population in the region amounted to 1 million 701 thousand persons, from them in Zaporozhye – 737,1 thousands.

Such information was published by press service of the Main Department of statistics in the Zaporozhye region.

Thus, during January-March the population decreased by 4590 (Zaporozhye – 1628). In comparison with January-March of 2018, the volume of natural population decline increased by 511 people and made 4518 (Zaporozhye – 62 and 1655 respectively).

There remains a significant excess of deaths above the births: 100 deaths now account for 39 newborns.