Life expectancy in Russia rose to almost 72 years

Life expectancy in Russia rose to almost 72 years

The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. This is reported in Thursday, June 29, “Izvestia”, citing data from Rosstat.

As notes the edition, longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate recorded in Tuva — 64.2 years, slightly better things in Chukotka (64.4 years) and in the Jewish Autonomous region (65.8 per year).

Over the past five years, the average life expectancy in Russia has increased from 70.2 percent in 2012 to 71,8 in 2016.

Informed figure 72 cited President Vladimir Putin during a straight line. In March, he reported the ability to increase life expectancy to 76 years by the year 2025.

Male mortality remains one of the main demographic problems of the country. Experts note that Russian men always try to “dare” and do not protect health. So, women in Russia on average live to 77 years and men to 67.