Number of divorces up by 21%


28,555 live born babies were registered in BiH in 2018, which is down by 2.07 percent compared to 2017, BiznisInfo writes based on data from BiH Agency for Statistics.

Last year, 36,305 persons died, which is a drop by 0.09% compared to 2017.

Natural increase rate was negative by 7,750 last year, and by 7,178 the year before.

19,063 marriages were concluded in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018, which is an increase of 0.08% compared to 2017.

In the same year, 2,385 marriages ended in divorce, which is an increase of 21.62% compared to 2017.