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Birth rate in Iranian cities much higher than villages

Published: June 21, 2016 

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Based on the numbers and figures announced by National Organization for Civil Registration, since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 20), birth rate in cities has been 3.5 times of birth rate in villages.

So far in the aforesaid amount of time 278,848 births occurred in the cities while 78,651 babies were given birth in the villages, Mehr news agency reported.

Another report indicated that the baby boys born in the same period outnumbers the baby girls by 2.3 percent more births as out of 357,492 births nationwide 183,036 are boys and 174,458 are girls.

Moreover, over the same amount of time 85,300 died of which 45,209 were men and the rest were women. 54,593 of the deaths reported in the cities and 30,709 passed away in the rural areas.

/ Tehran times /