Izhevsk population today is 643.5 thousand of inhabitants (as of January 1, 2016).

Izhevsk has a large gender disparity that tends to deepen. Overall population consists of 44.5 percent men and 55.5 – women.

The city has positive increase of births and reduction of mortality. The increase of births is possible due to the increased number of families having second or third child.

Table 5

Dynamics of level of development of labor and demographic potential of Izhevsk


Ratio 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Average annual population number in Izhevsk, thousands of people 628,495 631,184 635,111 639,666 642,760
Number of births in Izhevsk per 1000 people. 13 14 14 13,9 15,2
Average number of workers in large and medium-sized companies (Without including stand-alone branches located on the territory of other municipal bodies) 207 813 204 884 203 025 197 137 193 538
Level of registered unemployment In Izhevsk at the beginning of the year, % 1,5 1,07 0,88 0,63 0,71
Total average floor living space per citizen at the end of the year, square meters 20 20,3 20,5 20,8 21,2
The city of Izhevsk is characterized by its high level of labor potential: people in working age take up 58 % of overall population. Table 6

Age pattern of the population of Izhevsk

Age of population On 1stJanuary 2016

Overall, thousands people MenWomen
Younger than working age 121040 6201359027
Working age 375687 184937190750
Older than working age 146769 39224107545

The structure of occupation of workers in large and medium-sized companies in Izhevsk by economic activities from 2007 to 2016 changed only superficially.

The growth of the industrial objects and economic situation improvement made a positive impact on the labor market of the city.

The number of the registered unemployed and an official level of registered unemployment in 2013-2014 were the lowest ones comparing to previous years.

Table 7

Average monthly salary of workers in large and medium-sized companies in Izhevsk by economic activities (Without including stand-alone branches located on the territory of other municipal bodies)

Economic activities Average monthly salary of workers, roubles.
2011                          2012                        2013                        2014                         2015
Overall 19 542,9 22 786,4 26 117,329 628 30 319
Agriculture, hunting, forestry 15 307,7 18 875,5 20 384,824 066,6 27 855,4
Mining operations 48 016,4 52 882,4 54 668,863 461,7 65 536,7
Manufacturing activities 17 898,1 20 904,2 24 154,627 938,1 30 857,0
Production and distribution of electricity, gas and water 24 282,8 26 493,6 28 270,630 918,1 32 199,3
Construction 23 181,1 24 060,7 24 277,028 778,3 33 165,2
Wholesale and retail trade, automobiles, motorcycles, household goods and personal demand items repair 18 284,9 20 681,8 23 405,225 193,1 26 481,8
Hotels and restaurants 14 779,3 16 692,8 17 899,118 866,3 20 214,3
Transportation and communications 20 923,9 23 927,0 25 344,827 967,0 28 819,7
Financial activities 39 781,7 44 556,4 46 919,049 275,7 48 311,5
Real estate operations, rent and services 23 544,2 26 403,4 28 876,331 760,0 33 234,0
Education 12 190,3 14 634,0 18 334,421 105,2 22 486,5
Healthcare and social services 14 032,9 16 585,8 20 509,723 700,2 24 358,9
Other public, social and personal services 13 698,5 15 492,5 18 714,922 008,3 23 353,2
Average monthly salary of workers in large and medium-sized companies in Izhevsk comparing to workers in large and medium-sized companies in Udmurt Republic, % 115,9 115,7 114,2113,0 112,4
02.10.2017
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