Portugal’s Death Rate Up and Birth Rate Down in 2020 | Público (PT)

Portugal saw 84,558 births in 2020, representing a 2.6% drop compared to 2019, according to results published by INE (Portugal’s National Statistics Institute). 

Meanwhile, the country registered 123,467 deaths last year – 10.2% more than the previous year. INE attributes this hike in large part to COVID related deaths. 

This marks the 12th consecutive year that the country’s rate of natural increase (RNI) was negative.

On Key

You May Also Like

Povo

Good location and a Fado residency program where young singers are paired with older guitarists

Newsletter

Subscribe to
the Atlas Lisboa Newsletter

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close