The State Bureau of Statistics have announced some fresh data on births and deaths in the Republic of Croatia from 2009 to 2018.
In 2018, the number of children born increased by 1.1 percent in comparison to the previous year, with 389 more children born than in 2017. The total number of births in 2018 was 37,109 children. And from this number 51.6 percent were boys and 48.4 percent girls.
At the other end of the scale the number of deaths in Croatia in 2018 was 52,706, which is 1.4 percent less than in 2017. Out of the total number of deaths in 2018, 25,964 or 49.3 percent were male and 26,742 or 50.7 percent were female.