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In Russia in 2018, recorded 567 thousand abortions. This was stated by the Commissioner for children’s rights Anna Kuznetsova, writes RIA Novosti.
Kuznetsov brought the data of Rosstat, according to which the birth rate in the country amounted to more than 1.5 million children. “That is about a third of the number born last year, the children will not be born” — she said and added that “this whole generation”.
According to her, the last time in Russia the mortality rate exceeded the birth rate. If in 2016 the number of deaths exceeded the number of births to a little more than two thousand people, in 2018, was born less than 218 thousand. “The worst performance in Nizhny Novgorod, the Moscow region — more than 15 thousand, Voronezh — 12 thousand,” said Kuznetsova.
At the end of April it became known that in 2018 in Russia the infant mortality rate decreased from 59.8 to 53.9 per 100 thousand cases. Maternal mortality decreased by 13 percent.
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