Spain: 40% Fewer Babies in 11 years

Spain: 40% Fewer Babies in 11 years

On June 18, 2019, the official statistics published for Spain, now classify it as the European country with the lowest fertility rate. Since 2008, the number of births in Spain has fallen by 40%. Over the past 11 years (from 2008 to 2018), Spain has reported a decline...
Demographic results:  the end of the French exception?

Demographic results: the end of the French exception?

The trend reversal observed for demographics in 2015 continued in 2016, tallying even lower birth rates in 2016 (with only 785,000 births, meaning a decrease by 14,000). The average fertility rate continues to drop to 1.93 children per woman (compared to 1.96 in 2015,...