Baby-Boom In Ukraine: Birthrate Is Going Up!

Ukraine Baby BoomOver first half of 2009 in Ukraine, birthrate indexes increased against 2007 and 2008, Deputy Family, Youth and Sports Minister of Ukraine Tetiana Kondratiuk has said, the ministry press service informs, Ukrainian Radio Era reported.
According to Kondratiuk, in 2007, over 472,000 babies were born in Ukraine, in 2008 - 510.5 thousand, and over first half of 2009 - over 297,000.
"Presently, there are 15 children per each 10 families", the deputy minister said. She explained that among the families with children, 70% have one child, 25% - two and 5% - three and more children.

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