Romania recorded a negative population growth in October 2018, compared with the previous month, in the context in which the number of deceased was higher by 5,112 persons compared to that of the newborns, informs the National Institute of Statistics (INS) in a press release sent to AGERPRES.
In October 2018, the birth of 18,131 children was recorded, by 1,076 more than in September 2018. The number of deaths recorded in October 2018 was 23,243, with 4,517 more than in September 2018. The number of deaths of children under 1 year, recorded in October 2018, was 106, up by three compared with September 2018.
Also, in October 2018, 13,084 marriages were recorded, by 7,065 less than in September 2018. The number of divorces pronounced under final court ruling and according to Law no. 202/2010 was 2,776, by 192 more than in September 2018.
Compared to October 2017, the number of newborns was higher by 2,504, and the number of deaths was by 1,513 higher. The population growth was negative both in October 2018 (-5,122 persons) and in October 2017 (-6,103 people).
The number of children who died under 1 year was higher by 11 in October 2018 than in October 2017. The number of marriages was by 829 higher in October 2018 than the one recorded in the same month of the previous year. By final court ruling and according to Law no. 202/2010 there were pronounced 172 less divorces in October 2018 than in October 2017.