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Tens Of Thousands Disappear Every Year As Hungary’s Population Decline Continues

Hungary’s population decline was 5.1 percent lower in October this year than a year before but it was 22 percent higher in the first ten months of 2017 than in the same period of 2016, the Central Statistical Office reported on Thursday.

source: ksh.hu

Figures show that there were 557 fewer births and 689 fewer deaths in October this year than in the same period of 2016.  In January-October 2017, there were 76,630 births or 1.2 percent down from the same period a year earlier and 109,428 deaths or 4.9 percent up.

The number of marriages fell by an annual 2.5 percent to 46,061 in the first ten months of this year, representing a sudden turn in a trend of growth since 2011.

via MTI and ksh.hu