Eurostat finds highest bastard birth rate

  • 2010-09-14
  • TBT Staff

TALLINN -- Recent statistics released by eurostat, the EU's official statistics agency, have revealed that Estonia has the highest rate of out of wedlock births in the EU.

In 2008, 59.9 percentof births in Estonia were to parents who had not been married.

Next on the list were Sweden with 54.7 percent and Slovenia with 52.8 percent. The country with the least children born as a result of non-marital relations is Greece, with 5.9 percent.