Birth rates in FYROM have seen a drop. According to the Institute of Statistics, in the second quarter of this year the number of newborns was 7,2% lower than the same period last year. The number of newborns in the second quarter of this year was 5205.
The Institute of Statistics says that there’s also been a drop in the number of deaths by 6.1% compared to the same quarter of 2016. The number of deaths for the second quarter of the year was 4544 people.
Meanwhile, the number of marriages in the second quarter of the year was 7,8% higher than the same period in 2016. In this period, the number of marriages was 3447, while the number of divorces has almost doubled. In this quarter, there have been 436 divorces or 13,5% more than the same period in 2016. /balkaneu.com/