In the fourth quarter of last year, 5,015 live births were registered in the country, which is an increase of 12.4 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the State Statistical Office.
The number of deaths in the fourth quarter of 2021 is 7,186, of which 34 are newborns and a decrease of 23.9% compared to the same quarter of 2020.
The natural increase is -2 171, i.e. for so many people the number of live births is lower than the number of deaths.
The number of marriages in this quarter of the year decreased by 3.5 percent compared to the same period in 2020, i.e. 2,707 marriages were concluded.
For this quarter, 499 reports of divorces were received, which is a decrease of 5.3 percent compared to the same quarter in 2020.