August saw 5.3% increase in number of babies born, compared to 2021

Portugal recorded a 5.3%  increase in the number of babies born in August this year compared to the same month last year, INE national statistics institute has revealed. In August, 7,537 live births were recorded albeit the natural balance (number of births versus deaths) remained negative (-1,702 citizens), “worsening in relation to (August) 2021”, when the natural balance came out at  -1,305.