Birthrate to Drop to Checklist Low This Year

Birthrate to Drop to Checklist Low This Year

The collection of childbirths in Korea is expected to drop to a listing low this year. The low point up to nowused to be in 2005, when 435,031 young children were born, translating into a birthrate of 1.05 kids per woman, yet this year it's miles expected to fall to beneath 430,000.

Statistics Korea on Thursday acknowledged the variety of childbirths in the primary five months of this year stood at 182,300, down 10,200 from the similardurationclosing year.

The fashion is expected to continue in the 2nd onepart of this year, so childbirths may just spill4to 5%in comparison to 2015, a Statistics Korea spokesman said.

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