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About 16 000 people die in Penza region in first 8 months

13:29 | 09.10.2021 | Society

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Penza, 9 October 2021. PenzaNews. 15 893 people died in Penza region in January-August 2021, which is 1 903 more than in the same period of 2020; the increase was 13.6%. This was evidenced by data of Rosstat.

About 16 000 people die in Penza region in first 8 months

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The number of children born in the region in the eight months of this year was 6 216. This is 185 fewer babies than in the same period last year. The decrease is 2.9%.

Thus, the natural decline in the population in Penza region, that is, the excess of the number of deaths over the number of births, amounted to 9 677 people in January-August 2021.

At the end of eight months of 2020, it was 7 589 people.

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