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In Russia for ten years increased the number of residents older than 100 years more than 2.5 times, according to TASS, citing data from Rosstat.
The number of men over the age of 100 years on January 1, 2019 amounted to 5,895 people, and women — 14687 person. While the number of male centenarians on 1 January 2009 amounted to 1253 persons, and women — 6465 people.
Earlier it was reported that in Moscow and St. Petersburg lives most Russians over the age of 100 years. Live in the capital 6526 man born in 1919 or before. In St. Petersburg their 2940. In third place was the Astrakhan. There are 664 pensioner aged over 100 years.
In Russia to 2024 will be the national project “Demography”. Its objectives are to reduce mortality rate, ensuring more education of citizens approaching retirement age, and to increase the availability of preschool education. The project includes five Federal projects “Financial support for families with children”, “Promotion of women’s employment”, “Senior citizens”, “Strengthening public health”, “Sport — way of life.” The total budget for the next six years will amount to 3.1 trillion rubles.
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