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KSH: Rate of Natural Decline Up in January

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.25.

The rate of natural decline in the population increased in January, with a 9.8 percent decrease in births and a 9.6 percent increase in deaths compared with the same month in 2020, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday.

In January, 7,302 children were born, 793 fewer than in the same period last year, while 12,916 people died, 1,136 more than in January 2019. The population loss for January was 5,614, compared to 3,685 in January last year.

KSH: Deaths Outstrip Births in 2020
KSH: Deaths Outstrip Births in 2020

The rate of natural decline in the population increased in 2020, with a 3.4 percent rise in births and a 7.7 percent increase in deaths compared with the previous year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday. In the period, 92,233 children were born, 3,040 more than in the year before, while 139,549 people […]Continue reading

Meanwhile, the number of marriages somewhat decreased from January last year, by 83 to 2,780 couples in the first month of 2021.

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