- 26 Oct 2017 8:46 AM
Figures show that there were 60,164 births in January-August, down 376 from the same period a year earlier. According to leap-year-adjusted data, the number of births for the period was down by 0.2% compared with 2016.
The number of deaths was 89,127, KSH said. If adjusted for the leap-year effect, the number of deaths was up an annual 7.3%. The rate of natural population decline (28,963) was 27% higher compared with the same period in 2016 (22,851).
The number of marriages fell by an annual 3% to 35,963.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.