Birth rate in Albania is dropping

Birth rate in Albania is dropping
The number of births has dropped, while the number of deaths has increased.

According to the Institute of Statistics, the number of births in the third quarter of 2017 is 7.203, marking a decline of 20,7% compared to the third quarter of 2016.

Meanwhile, the number of deaths for the third quarter of 2017 is 4.853, marking an increase of 3,7% compared to the third quarter of 2016.

The natural growth of population for the third quarter of 2017 has registered a fall of 46,7% compared to the third quarter.

The highest rate of growth is in the district of Tirana, where the number of births exceeds the number of deaths by 1.068. /balkaneu.com/

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