Birth Rate Increased In Nagorno-Karabakh


DeFacto Agency
March 3 2008

YEREVAN, 11.03.08. DE FACTO. 375 children were born in the
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in January-February 2008, which exceeds
the level of the same period of 2007 by 31, 1 %.

According to the information DE FACTO received at the NKR National
Statistic Service today, 37, 6% of the new-born had been registered in
Stepanakert, the capital city of the Republic As compared with the same
period of 2007 death-rate increased by 28, 5 %. In January-February
2007 natural increment of the population increased by 40%, as compared
with the analogous period of the last year, making 91 people. High
indices of the population’s natural increment have been fixed in
Stepanakert and Kashatag region – 31 and 29 people accordingly.

For the two first months of the current year mechanical increment of
the Republic population made 132 people.

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