Population info December 2019 – May 2020
Over the past six months, the desire to have children has increased by 6 percent.
After a long time, the number of births has begun to increase, despite the fact that the number of women of child-bearing age continues to decline. Between December 2019 and May 2020, 44,308 children were born in Hungary, which is 5.4 percent, numerically 2,256 babies more than in the same period last year. In the winter and spring months, 24,120 couples have walked down the aisle, which is 30 percent more than a year earlier, even despite the epidemic. The number of deaths was 6.2 percent lower between December and May, so natural weight loss decreased by 23.5 percent due to a decrease in deaths and an increase in births.