Births drop in Latvia for four consecutive years
The birth rate has been declining in Latvia for four years in a row. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 18,589 births were registered in 2019, which is 725 births fewer than in 2018.
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The number of children born in 2019 will be specified in May by adding children born abroad. Last year, a decline in the death rate was observed: 27,661 deaths were registered, which is 1,159 fewer than in 2018, CSB said.
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