Hungary Population Decline Slows In H1

  • 27 Aug 2018 9:56 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Hungary Population Decline Slows In H1
Hungary’s population decline slowed in the first six months of the year compared with the same period in 2017 as both the number of births and the number of deaths decreased, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported.

The figures show that there were 43,069 births in January-June, a 2.4% drop from the same period a year earlier. The number of deaths was 66,869, down 3.8% compared with 2017.

The decline in births and the even greater drop in the death rate means that the rate of natural population decline was down 6.3% compared with the same period in 2017.

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