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The Soviet government had subsidized life in the villages, and when the state farms were discontinued and the subsidies came to an end, rural life became less rewarding.Transportation links to rural areas also deteriorated, due especially to the end of subsidies for aviation fuel.
At the same time, the Sakha ethnic population continued to grown, due mainly to a relatively high birth rate.
Industrial production plummeted; according to Tichotsky, of all Soviet regions only Kamchatka experienced a greater decline.
Personal income dropped as well, and the average life expectancy slipped by three years.
Driven mainly by diamond mining, the republic matched and then surpassed its previous level of economic output.
In 1995, almost half of its industrial production derived from diamond mining.