- 27 Jul 2017 5:00 AM
According to KSH’s figures, there were 36,508 births and 59,592 deaths in the first five months of 2017. T
he natural population decline was 23,084 or 5,404 more than in the first five months of 2016.
The report added that 2016 was a leap year, so the period was a day shorter this year.
The number of marriages went down by an annual 8.9% to 15,402, marking a sudden dip after an upward trend in the recent past.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.