Demographic development on the way to settle down
Population drop by 4.3 per thousand on annual basis: an improvement compared to the -6.8 per thousand achieved in 2020.
Birth rate at an all-time low, high mortality but falling on 2020: 7 newborns and 12 deaths per thousand inhabitants.
Migration flows with abroad are recovering: the net balance is +157 thousand, equal to 2.7 per thousand inhabitants, about doubled on 2020 and higher than in 2019.
Mean age of the population on the rise: 46.2 years as of January 1, 2022.