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Finland records lowest ever birth rate in 2023

Helsinki, May 24 (UNI) The birth rate in Finland declined in 2023 to the lowest level since records began almost 250 years ago, announced the country's statistics agency on Friday.
A total of 43,383 babies were born in Finland last year, representing a fertility rate of 1.26 children per woman, according to Statistics Finland.
"Regional analysis of birth rates interestingly shows (...) the bigger the municipality, the lower the birth rate," said Juhana Nordberg from Statistics Finland on Friday.
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Hezbollah storing large quantities of weapons at Beirut airport

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Yemen's Houthis claim responsibility for attacking 2 cargo ships in Red Sea

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