The article shows the diversity of relations between of the age and gender composition of the rural population at the micro level on the basis of a rare for historical and demographic studies as a source of reports of rural councils of two regions in the 2010s. The authors prove their acceptability to obtain correct results by comparing primary sources with regional data. Reports of rural councils especially important to explain the stability or decline of individual rural settlements.
Key words: historical demography, rural population, source studies, age and gender composition of the population.
Citation link: Zhitin R.M., Kanishchev V.V. Age and gender composition of village councils in Lipestk and Tambov region at the bebbining of 21st century // Humanities researches of the Central Russia. – 2022. – № 1 (22). – P. 40-52.