Birth rate increases by 0.6 percent

Society
batchimeg@montsame.gov.mn
2019-06-26 11:50:41

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first 5 months of 2019, 31.7 thousand mothers delivered 32.0 thousand babies (live births), increased by 174 mothers (0.6 percent) and 188 live births (0.6 percent) compared to the same period of previous year. In May 2019, 6835 mothers delivered 6899 babies (live births), increased by 157 mothers (2.4 percent) and 176 live births (2.6 percent) compared to the previous month.


In the first 5 months of 2019, there were 443 cases of infant mortality, decreased by 4 cases (0.9), and 527 cases of under-five mortality, decreased by 14 cases (2.6 percent) compared to the same period of previous year.


In the first 5 months of 2019, infant mortality rate per 1000 live births were 14, which is equal to the same period of the previous year, and under-five mortality rate per 1000 live births were 16, decreased by 1 compared to the same period of the previous year.


In the first 5 months of 2019, maternal mortality was 7, decreased by 4 compared to the same period of the previous year. Maternal mortality rate per 100000 live births were 22, decreased by 13 compared to the same period of previous year.


source: National Statistics Office