The demographic factor in Russia's eastern territories
Oficyna Wydawnicza AFM
"Contemporary Russia is enjoying a relative economic growth due to the increase of oil and gas prices, as well as the wave of stabilization, which is a customary phenomenon after a time of trouble. However, as some analyst realize, there are fewer and fewer beneficiaries of the boom. The census of 2.002 as well as the data of the n ext years show a significant fall of the birth rate and a very high death rate simultaneously. In the first year of our millenium the number of permanent inhabitants of the Russian Federation decreased by 678 thousand whereas in 200 I - by 781,8 thousand, which makes the demographic situation of contemporary Russia quite dramatic:"(...)
Państwo i Społeczeństwo 2008, nr 1, s. 225-229.