St. Petersburg = 5,000,000!

The long-awaited and landmark event! St. Petersburg back in the list of world cities pyatimillionnikov.


Five millionth resident of St. Petersburg was born on Saturday, September 22, 2012 in one of the maternity hospitals in St. Petersburg. Told "BaltInfo" Chairman of the Committee on Social Policy Petersburg Alexander Rzhanenkov. Name the five million petersburger morning September 24 call Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.


In recent years, the birth rate in St. Petersburg has been increasing steadily. To a certain extent this is due to the accepted government of St. Petersburg measures to improve the negative demographic trends prevailing in the city since the early 90s to the mid-2000s, when the total fertility rate (TFR) hovered around 1.0 (50 % displacement of each successive generation), in some years, even dropping below it.


PS So, the five millionth resident of St. Petersburg called Ludmila. It is — fourth child in St. Petersburg family of Olga and Sergei Sharkova (hi all spiteful critics who claim that we give birth to some workers!). Older children — Darin, Gleb, Vladimir. Ludmila was born in the 17 th hospital, birth weight — 3 kg 440 grams.

Olga Sharkova works as a senior manager in a construction company "Group STROYS" and Sergei Sharkov directs the department of computer engineering design office of "Spark".

The city gave the family a newborn peterburzhenki four-room apartment.

(See under the cut charts and tables on births in St. Petersburg)

Rapid growth in the number of births and the TFR (conditional generations of women) began in 2007, and in 2012, the birth rate is expected to be 1989, when the city is also home to 5 million people. In addition, this year is expected to natural population growth — for the first time since 1989.


Note: TFR for 2010-2012. — Evaluation as Rostatom not yet published official data on birth rates based on the 2010 census.


Increases not only the number of live births and TFR. A growing proportion of the second, third, fourth and more births. This means that the TFR is increased not only by the number of women in the fertile major groups, but also directly by the intensity of births. The average maternal age is not reduced. Consequently, the increase in the intensity of births occur not due to changes in the calendar of births in the mid-to late 80s.


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