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Population

As from January 1, 2006, the population of the region was 29,841, of them 6,937 lived in the town of Dokshitsy, 2,840 in Begomol, and 20,064 in rural settlements.

Women account for 53.6% of the total population, men – for 46.3%. In terms of ethnicities Belarusians account for 92.7% of the population (32,100), Russians for 3.8% (1,300), others 3.5% (1,200).

8,700 people are retired people, 16,200  are able-bodied.