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The population of Kazakhstan has grown by 231 thousand people

16.02.2018 205 просмотров

The population of Kazakhstan has grown compared to January 1, 2017 by 231.2 thousand people, or 1.3 percent. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of National Economy, Tengrinews.kz reports.


As of January 1, 2018, the population of the country amounted to 18,157.1 thousand people, including urban - 10,426.5 thousand people (57.4 percent), rural - 7,730.6 thousand people (42.6 percent). Compared to January 1, 2017, the population increased by 231.2 thousand people, or 1.3 percent.

The natural increase in the population of the republic for this period compared to January-December 2016 decreased by 17 thousand people, or by 6.1 percent, and amounted to 260.5 thousand people. The natural increase per 1,000 population was 14.44 people.

In the period under review, the number of deaths was 130 thousand people, which is 1.8 percent less than in January-December 2016. The overall mortality rate was 7.21 deaths per 1,000 people.

In January-December 2017, 3,150 infants under the age of one year died in the republic. Compared to the corresponding period in 2016, the number of deaths of children under one year of age decreased by 10.6 percent.

The main cause of infant mortality are conditions that occur in the perinatal period, from which 1 child died in January-December 2017. 586 infants, or 50.3 percent of the total infant deaths. The number of infants who died from congenital anomalies was 731, or 23.2 percent, from respiratory diseases - 195, or 6.2 percent, and from accidents, poisoning and injuries - 168, or 5.3 percent. In January-December 2017, the infant mortality rate was 8.07 cases per 1,000 births.

As a result of processing the information provided by the migration service, the number of registered migrants who arrived in the country in January-December 2017 compared to the corresponding period of 2016 increased by 20.5 percent and amounted to 16,081 people, the number of migrants leaving the country increased by 7.8 percent and amounted to 37,704 people, the balance of migration - 21,623 people.

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