Demographic Situation

According to preliminary estimates, the resident population of the Leningrad Region as of January 1, 2021 amounted to 1893.0 thousand people (including urban – 1274.5 thousand people, rural – 618.5 thousand people) and since the beginning of the year has increased by 17, 1,000 people, or 0.9%.

13267 children were born. The birth rate was 7.1 people per 1000 population.

27,958 people died. The mortality rate was 15.0 people per 1000 population.

In the reporting period, the infant mortality rate was 3.8 per 1000 births. The number of children under one year old who died on the territory of the Leningrad Region in January-December 2020 amounted to 51 people.

The natural population decline rate was 7.9 persons per 1000 population.

The increase in migration fully compensated for the natural decline in the population and exceeded it by 117%.

6637 marriages were registered on the territory of the Leningrad region (7796 – for the same period in 2019), divorces 6426 (7637). The marriage rate was 3.4.

Updated at 18.10.2021