Number of births keeps dropping in Latvia

  • 2019-04-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff
The number of births keeps dropping in Latvia, according to the Central Statistical Bureau. Birth number keeps declining since 2016. In 2017, 20,800 children were born, which is 1,100 children fewer than in 2016. Provisional data of 2018 show that the number of births will not reach 20,000 and birth number may account for 1,200 births fewer than a year ago. The number of newborns registered over the first three months of 2019 (4,330 children) is almost 300 children fewer than that recorded in the same period of 2018. The number of dea...
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