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Source: hubei.gov.cn 04/25/2019 10:04:27
The total population maintained a steady growth at a low rate. At the end of 2017, the resident population of Hubei was 59.02 million, an increase of 170,000 from the permanent population of 58.85 million at the end of 2016, and an increase of 1.782 million from 57.238 million of that in 2010.
In 2017, the number of newly-born population for Hubei was 742,600, with a birth rate of 12.6‰, an increase of 0.56 permillage points compared with 2016; the death toll was 413,100, and the death rate was 7.01‰, an increase of 0.04 permillage points from 2016; the population naturally increased by 329,500 people with a natural growth rate of 5.59‰, up 0.52 permillage points over 2016.