Hungary’s Rate Of Population Decline Up In Jan-Oct

  • 23 Dec 2019 7:23 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Hungary’s Rate Of Population Decline Up In Jan-Oct
The rate of population decline increased in the first ten months of 2019 after 1.6% fewer births and 0.3% fewer deaths were registered compared with the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.

The number of marriages increased, with 57,774 couples tying the knot, 24% more than in the same period last year, and the highest number since 1990.

In the first ten months of the year, 74,064 children were born, 1,242 fewer than in the same period last year, while 108,123 people died, 345 fewer than in Jan-Oct 2018.

The rate of natural population decline grew by 0.01% to 0.42%, the KSH said.

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