In January-July 2009 7172 babies were born in Mogilev region. It is 154 babies more comparing with the same period of 2008. The information is provided by the Committee for Labor, Employment and Social Security of Mogilev Region Executive Committee.
In urban areas the birth rate increased by 250 babies comparing with seven months of 2008. In rural areas the birth rate decreased by 96 babies comparing with January-July 2008, the specialists noted.