Rosstat has published official statistics regarding the population growth of Russia this year, Interfax reported.
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So, according to the organization, from January to September this year, the population amounted to 146,8 million. Thus, from the beginning of the year the number of Russian citizens increased by 214,6 thousand people.
Was recorded natural population growth, but it amounted to only 18.2 thousand people, as 91,5% of the total increase was migration gain.
In total entered the country 3 million 486,5 thousand people, left 3 million 290 thousand people.