MOSCOW, June 13. /TASS/. 50,345 alcohol-related deaths were registered in Russia in 2020, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.
2.14 mln people died last year in total, including 50,345 deaths due to causes conditioned by alcohol consumption. This is 3,000 more than 2019, when the alcohol-attributed death rate was 47,427 individuals.
Furthermore, the fatality rate attributed to mental diseases increased from 19,440 by 20% annually to 24,159 deaths in 2020 due to this cause, the statistical service said.