Population of Belarus decreased in 2019
Only in 10 districts of the country, and only in the Minsk region there was registered positive population dynamics.
Thus, as of 1 July 2019, the population of Belarus made 9 million 456,2 people, or 19,021 people less than on 1 January 2019. The migration growth in the first half of the year amounted to 899 people. The largest drop in population was registered in Vitebsk region – minus 5600 people.
The population of Minsk continues to decline as well. In January-June 2019, it decreased by 2418 people.