Wiesbaden, Germany/Kiel: 2019 less births and less deaths in the North

The number of deaths fell 2019 in Germany, according to statistics on 939 500, which represents a decline of 1.6 percent. In Schleswig-Holstein, 35 000 people d

Wiesbaden, Germany/Kiel: 2019 less births and less deaths in the North

The number of deaths fell 2019 in Germany, according to statistics on 939 500, which represents a decline of 1.6 percent. In Schleswig-Holstein, 35 000 people died after they were in the previous year, about 900 more. "The fact that in Germany there are more deaths than births, is a long-term demographic Trend that has continued since 1972," according to the Federal Statistical office.

About 416 300 couples to the marriage were received in the past year, 7.4 percent less than 2018. In the year there had been as a result of the introduction of the "marriage for All", especially a lot of weddings. In Schleswig-Holstein, the number of marriages fell by 19 500 18 600.

dpa
Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 05:26

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