Mortality in the occupied Crimea continues to rise
In six months of 2021, 10.2 thousand children were born on the occupied peninsula. This is 1% less than for the same period in 2020.
This was reported by the occupation "Krymstat".
According to the data, the birth rate on the occupied peninsula is declining for the sixth year in a row. At the same time, in 6 months of 2021, the death rate increased to 18.8 thousand people, which is 19% more than a year earlier.
Thus, the natural population decline in Crimea for six months amounted to 8.6 thousand people. During this period, the number of deaths per 1,000 population (mortality rate) was 17.1