Fall in number of births registered in Scotland between January and March

The number of births registered in Scotland between January and March hit a near-record low this year, according to official figures.

Statistics on the total number of births and deaths in the country indicate that in the first quarter of 2019 (between January 1 and March 31), a total of 12,642 births were registered.

It represents the second lowest number of births registered during that period since civil registration began in 1855, with only 2002 having a lower figure (12,374).

Researchers say there is no single reason for the fall in…
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