Birth rate falls to lowest figure in 80 years

The birth rate in Spain has fallen by 30% over the last decade, according to data released by the INE.

2020 saw a record low figure of the number of new born’s in Spain, with only 339,206 babies born last year, the lowest figure since 1941.

It also saw the highest number of deaths since the same year, with the largest decrease in the population since records began.

In the latest data is also showed that women were giving birth later in life, with the number of expectant mothers over the age of 40, increasing by over 40% in the last decade.



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