The state statistics Committee summed up the results of the study during 7 months of 2017. For the first time in the history of Russia achieved a record result - the Russians began to live six months longer, and now the average life expectancy of Russians reaches 72.5 years.
Men, on average, began to live a year longer. Now men live an average of 67.5 years compared with the previous 66.,5 years. Jensen traditionally live longer than men 10 years their life expectancy has reached 77.4 years.
Life expectancy has increased due to the fact that the Russians have less to die from the disease. That is, in this year passed away on 23700 Russians less than a year earlier. A decrease in mortality from major diseases of respiratory organs, pneumonia and tuberculosis, neoplasms, circulatory system. It is worth noting that the 8.5 percent decrease in the death rate from traffic accidents.
Special joy deliver something that has been steadily declining infant mortality. There is also achieved a record result for the year recorded a decline of 11.7%, i.e. in absolute terms, this is 5.3 per thousand live births. Almost half of Russia's regions were able to ensure that infant mortality was even lower , for example, in the Lipetsk region the baby dies of 2.3 per 1,000 live births.
Less began to die and able-bodied Russians. They die less from disease, from deaths in traffic accidents , as well as the decrease in alcohol poisoning.