Yakutia 24 TV channel: The population of the republic has been 970,1 thousand people as of January 1, 2020.
In comparison with 2015, we see an increase in the republic population in 13,2 thousand people or 1,4%. The urban population increased by 16,2 thousand people (2,5%), the rural population decreased by 3 thousand people (0,9%).
The experts note that the reason of for the increase in the population of the republic is a continuing natural increase, as well as a decrease in migration outflow. According to the analysis, positive indicators of the demographic situation in Yakutia are associated with social support measures for families with children, the introduction of new support measures aimed at stimulating the preservation and increase of birth rate.