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Decline in fertility registered in Penza region in 2018

13:50 | 09.03.2019 | Society

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Penza, 9 March 2019. PenzaNews. 11,458 babies were born in the Penza region in 2018, whereas in 2017 there were 464 newborns more – 11,922. This was evidenced by data of Penzastat.

Decline in fertility registered in Penza region in 2018

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However, the number of dead citizens increased by more than 270 people – from 18,848 to 19,123.

The natural decline of the population of the Penza region in 2018 reached 7,665 people. In 2017 it was less and amounted to 6,926 people.

There is also a decrease in the number of marriages by more than 1,000 – from 8,153 to 7,091.

The number of divorces increased from 5,284 in 2017 to 5,379 in 2018.

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