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Hungary Population Decline Slows between Jan-Aug

Hungary’s population decline slowed in the first eight months of 2018 compared with the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

According to KSH figures, the number of births (59,351) was down 2.1 percent while the number of deaths (87,355) was 2.3 percent lower in the period. Overall, there was a 2.6 percent moderation in the population decline.

The number of marriages increased by an annual 1.4 percent to 36,627.

via MTI