Births decreased by 4.3 percent in the first five months of 2021Society
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. In the first five months of 2021,
30.0 thousand mothers gave birth at the national level, which decreased by 1352
(4.3%) compared to the same period of the previous year. There were 88 (0.3%)
home births registered, decreased by 22 (20.0%) compared to the same period of
the previous year.
In May 2021, 6233 mothers gave birth, increased by 75 mothers (1.2%) compared to the previous month. There were 23 home births (0.4%) registered, increased by 6 (35.3%) compared to the previous month.
According to the ‘Electronic birth registration’ by the Ministry of Health, 6124 mothers gave birth, and 6199 children got registration numbers in May 2021. Out of total number of newborns, 3207 were boys and 2992 were girls, 150 twins. The average weight of newborns was 3416 grams, and the average height of newborns was 50.8 cm.
Source: National Statistics Office of Mongolia