- 27 Oct 2016 9:00 AM
The figures show that there were 60,418 births in January-July, a 0.2% drop from the same period a year earlier.
The number of deaths was 82,564, down by 8.9% compared with 2015.
The decline in births and deaths means that the rate of natural population decline was 26% compared with the same period in 2015.
The number of marriages went up by an annual 9.2% to 36,026.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.