In 2012 2,614 women of Mogilev became mothers for the first time. The information is provided by Galina Onoshko, the chief of the registry office of Mogilev city executive committee.
1, 659 women gave birth to a second child, 279 – to a third baby, 68 – to a fourth baby. 637 babies were born in one parent families.
Galina Onoshko says that majority of mothers are 21-30 years old. The women of this age group gave birth to 3, 075 babies. Under age mothers gave birth to 81 babies. Mothers of 19-20 years old gave birth to 225 babies. Mothers of 31-40 years old gave birth to 1, 207 babies. Women after 40 years old gave birth to 33 babies.
2012 showed good birth rate. Only 1991 fixed such rates. Last year Mogilev registered 4, 621 newborns (2, 360 boys and 2, 261 girls). Mortality rate made 3, 962. 2011 registered 4, 361 newborns. Mortality rate in 2011 made 4, 335. According to the specialist, a demographic situation is improving due to the state support, better life conditions, better medical service and sanitary and education propaganda.