Armenia birth rate falls, death rate rises in first half of 2017





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The birth rate dropped 6.5% in Armenia within the first six months of 2017, compared to the same period of 2016, with the fertility rate declining in almost all the regions in the country, Karine Kuyumjyan, Head of Population Census and Demography Division of Armenia's National Statistical Service, said at a news conference on Monday, presenting the provisional population data of the first half of 2017. The lowest birth rate was recorded at Armenia's Syunik Province, with the highest rate registered in Yerevan.




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