For January 1, 2009 in the Nikolaev area lived 1195,8 thousand people. For 2008 population was reduced by 7,7 thousand people, or for 0,6%, report in GU of statistics of the Nikolaev area.
Last year 19955 people died - counting on 1000 inhabitants mortality made 16,6 dead and remained at the level of 2007. But was born much less - 13378 kids that is 1015 babies more, than for 2007. However, as the positive moment can be noted that counting on 1000 inhabitants birth rate increased with 10,2 to 11,2 newborns.
Pleases that last year marriages was more, than stains (8145 against 5053). But if to compare indicators of 2007, the number of marriages was reduced by 2717 (!) units, reduction of number of divorces was small - 165 units.
Our area of inhabitants not only at the expense of natural, but also a migratory decrease "lost". Last year it made 1,1 thousand people that is almost twice more, than in 2007.
Due to population shift with areas of Ukraine and other states the number arrived to area in comparison with 2007 decreased from 7,9 thousand people to 7,1 thousand, the number left area, also decreased, from 8,5 thousand people to 8,2 thousand, report in statistics GU.