Statistics says that the Transcarpathian population is increasing
As of August 1, 2012, the estimated population of Transcarpathian region comprised 1252.6 thousand people. During January-July the total population increased by 1849 persons, that is 2.5 persons per 1000 inhabitants. The increase in population occurred both through natural increase in the amount of 1581 person or 2.2 persons per 1000 inhabitants and due to migration balance - 268 persons or 0,4 ‰.
Natural movement of population in January-July this year was characterized by an increase in fertility and mortality.
During January-July 2012 the following differentiation in the birth rate was observed: from 11.8 births per 1000 inhabitants in Uzhgorod to 18.4 - in Perechyn district.
During January-July 2012 there were 87 stillbirths, which is 22.6% more than in the same period last year.
Overall, during seven months of this year 95 children under 1 year died, including 24 infants aged 0-6 days, while in January-July 2011 - 107 and 30 persons respectively.
Number of deaths in the region, compared with the same period of 2011 increased by 24 persons or 0.3%. Structure of the causes of death of the population has not changed. The first place is occupied by diseases of circulatory system, the second - tumors, third - external causes.
During January-July 2012, 4696 persons arrived in the region, 4428 people left the region, which led to positive migration balance in the amount of 268 persons, or 6,4 ‰, 6,1 ‰ and 0,4 ‰ per 1000 of population, accordingly.
Migration growth was observed in the towns of Khust and Chop, Beregovo, Velyky Berezny, Vynohradiv, Volovets, Irshava, Mizhhirya, Mukachevo, Rakhiv, Svalyava, Uzhgorod and Khust districts. In other cities and districts reducing migration is reported.
Source: Department of Population Statistics of the Central Statistical Office in the Transcarpathian region.