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Vital Statistics / Basic Demographic Indicators / Life Tables . Year 2022

Births fell by 2.4% during 2022 and the average number of children per woman fell to 1.16. The number of deaths increased by 3.0% compared to the previous year. The natural population growth of the resident population presented a negative balance of 133,250 people. Marriages increased by 20.5% compared to 2021.

Births in Spain - Year 2022
Indicator Note Value Variation
Total Births 329,251 -2.41
Girls 159,649 -2.20
Boys 169,602 -2.61
Of a spanish mother 253,382 -4.41
Of a foreign mother 75,869 4.94
  • Variación respecto al mismo período del año anterior
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Year 2022 Published: 22/11/2023

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Birth Statistics have been prepared since 1858 and constitute one of the most traditional works in the INE. It collects information on births occurring in Spain, as well as data on the birth and the newborn¿s parents.

It is prepared in cooperation with the Autonomous Communities, with the Civil Registries being the primary source of information, which is collected from the Statistical Bulletin of Births. This document is filled out by the parents, relatives, or persons obliged by law to declare the birth. The civil registry in which the birth is registered fills out the information related to the registration of each newborn.