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More births in Spain

The birth rate has increased again in Spain after several years of decline. The country’s GDP is rising and as a result the number of births is also increasing

babyLast year 426,303 children were born in Spain, which is 588 more than the year before. Of these, 51.66% were boys and 48.33% were girls, according to the Spanish statistical agency – El Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE).

According to INE 519,779 children were born in 2008 – but then the financial crisis struck and as a result the number of births decreased by 18 percent, a trend that now appears to have turned.