Number of births rises, deaths drops in Serbia this year

NEWS 24.06.2022 14:21
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The Republic Statistics Office (RZS) said on Friday that the number of births in Serbia rose in the January-May period this year.

It said that the number of births rose by 2.2 percent compared to the same period a year earlier while the number of deaths dropped by 7.3 percent.

There were 24,171 live births in the first five months of this year, compared to 23,656 a year earlier.

There were 52,602 deaths recorded in the January-May period of 2022 compared to 56,719 a year earlier, the RZS said.