17:59 / 12.12.2020
Statistics Committee announces regions with highest birth rate

According to the State Statistics Committee, in the first 9 months of 2020, 614.7 thousand births were registered in the civil registry offices. This is more by 24.9 thousand compared to the same period last year.

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According to the Committee’s press service, the analysis of births by regions showed that the highest number of births was registered in Samarkand (74.4 thousand people) and the lowest – in Syrdarya (15.6 thousand people).

In the Surkhandarya region, 28 babies were registered per thousand population, while in the Republic of Karakalpakstan – 20 babies.