Uzbek population increases by 1.4 percent since early 2011
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Aug. 11 / Trend D. Azizov/
As of late June, the Uzbek permanent population amounted to 28 million 639,000 people, the State Statistics Committee said.
As of late 2010, the Uzbek permanent population was 28 million 234,000.
Thus, the population has increased by 405,000 or 1.4 percent since early 2011.
According to the committee, about 51.3 percent of the population or 14 million 697,000 people live in cities.
The fertility rate in January-June amounted to 18.8 pro mil decreasing by 1.6 pro mil compared to the same period of last year.
The mortality rate was 4.8 pro mil increasing by 0.2 pro mil.
The Civil Registry Office registered 113,600 marriages and 9,000 divorces for six months. Thus, eight marriages fall to 1,000 people (in 2010 - 7.9) and 0.6 divorce (0.7).
The migration balance in January-June amounted to minus 14,200 people compared to minus 18,000 in the corresponding period of last year.