22:17 / 24.10.2019
Birth rate in Uzbekistan increases
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In January-September 2019, 589.7 thousand children were born in Uzbekistan. This is 36 thousand more compared to the same period last year, follows from the data of the State Statistics Committee.

During the reporting period, the number of deaths decreased from 112.6 to 112.2 thousand.

According to the committee, of the total number of registered deaths in January-September 2019, 60.6% died from diseases of the circulatory system, 9.8 % – from tumors, 6.4% – from accidents, poisoning and injuries, 5.5% – from digestive diseases, 4.2% – from respiratory diseases, 1.4% – from infectious and parasitic diseases and 12.1% – from other diseases.

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