MOSCOW, September 9. /TASS/. Natural loss of the population was 23,300 in August 2022, down 3.5 times in annual terms (82,900 last August), Russia’s Federal State Statistics Service said on Friday.
Natural loss of the population in January-August was 424,900, which is 28.6% lower than in the like period of the last year.
872,400 infants were born in January - August 2022 (928,200 in the like period of the last year). 1.3 mln persons died in the reporting period (1.6 mln persons died in January - August of the last year).
608,400 marriages were contracted from January to August 2022 in total, down 1% in annual terms. Divorces increased from 427,900 within eight months of the last year to 443,100 in January - August of this year, up 3.5%.