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No. of births in S. Korea down 15.3% y/y in November last year: Statistics Korea Updated: 2021-01-27 09:16:19 KST

The number of births in South Korea in November last year was the lowest on record for the month.
According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, around 20-thousand babies were born in November, down 15.3 percent on-year.
It's the steepest on-year fall for any November since 2001.
The number of deaths in November was up one percent, to more than 25,600.
Births in South Korea have been falling on-year for 60 consecutive months, and the number of deaths has outnumbered births for 13 months in a row.
The number of marriages in November was also down more than 11 percent on-year, to slightly over 18-thousand.
Reporter : jhee@arirang.com
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