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More than 5,000 children were born in Latvia in Q1 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUIn Q1 2014, 5,068 newborns were registered in the country, which is 358 babies more than in the first three months of 2013.

In March, 1,694 babies were registered in the country. This is 164 newborns more than in March 2013, according to provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.

The number of marriages has also been growing. In Q1, there were 1,502 marriages registered in Latvia, which is 160 more than in the corresponding period of the previous year. In March, there were 540 marriages registered, which is 40 more than in March 2013. Rise in the number of births and marriages can be explained with the fact that those born in the middle of the eighties are now 25 – 30 years old. This was a period when there were 41 thousand babies born, which is twice as many as in the last few years.

In Q1 2014, 7413 persons passed away, which is 817 persons fewer than in the first quarter 2013. 2407 persons passed away in March.

Natural increase in Latvia is still negative; In January – March 2014, as the number of deaths exceeded the number of births, the number of Latvian residents dropped by 2345.

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