Italy - Births

Italy: Births

Mnemonic BTH.IITA
Unit #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 9.36 %
Data Dec 2018 34,236
Nov 2018 37,772

Series Information

Source Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Release Sub-National - Monthly Demographic Balance
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2003
End Date 12/31/2018

Italy: Demographics

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Births Dec 2018 34,236 37,772 #, NSA Monthly
Deaths Dec 2018 53,013 51,647 #, NSA Monthly
Population Dec 2018 60,359,546 60,375,749 #, NSA Monthly
Net Migration 2017 350,000 # Annual
Birth Rate 2016 7.8 8 # per Ths. pop. Annual
Death Rate 2015 10.7 # per Ths. pop. Annual

Release Information

The Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) publishes data on Italy's demographic balance each month for national and regional levels. The data set includes information on live births, deaths, change of residencies, net migration, and the population balance. 

Italian and foreign citizens living within national borders must, by law, register in their respective municipality. The legal population is determined based upon the Population Census.

Registrations are reported as a total and include registrations from one Italian municipality to another, change of residence from abroad, and registrations for other reasons. Registrations for other reasons include updating or correcting Census information. 

Data is considered provisional until the annual form P.2 has been validated. After validation, monthly data is final and the sum of the twelve months matches the annual total. 

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