Natural decline of Russia’s population declined by more than 13 times. As reported today by the Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Russian Maxim Topilin the first 9 months of this year, natural decrease was 9,400 people, while during the same period of 2011, the figure was 124,700 people.
As the head of the Ministry of Labour, it was expected, as the government is taking measures to improve the demographic situation in Russia, particularly in health care and to support the family.
According Topilina, this effect was achieved by reducing mortality and to increase the birth rate, transmits radio "Vesti FM". «September this year showed the lowest figure in terms of mortality, and in August a record of birth" — said the Minister.