Italy’s Birth Rate Drops To Its Lowest In More Than 150 Years

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Italy’s birth rate drops to its lowest in more than 150 years

Fewer babies were born in Italy in 2014 than in any other year since the modern Italian state was formed in 1861, new data show, highlighting the demographic challenge faced by the country’s chronically sluggish economy. National statistics office ISTAT said on Thursday the number of live births last year was 509,000, or 5,000 fewer than…

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