In 2017

Official figures show that the natural change remained negative, but improved compared to the 2016

Preliminary data of demographic statistics show that in 2017, the Autonomous Region of Madeira registered a natural decrease of 552 persons (-756 in 2016).

In 2017, 1,961 live births to mothers living in RAM were recorded, corresponding to an increase of 5.5% compared to the previous year (1,858).

There were 2 513 deaths during 2017, down by 3.9% from the previous year (2,614).

The natural change went from -756 to -552 individuals.

In the year of reference, 7 deaths under 1 year and one dead fetuses were registered (5 deaths under 1 year and 2 dead fetuses in 2016).

There were also 959 marriages, up by 11.4 % over 2016 (861).

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