Natural balance in the Region remains negative.
Data refers to the end of the 3rd quarter of this year.
Until September 2017, the preliminary demographic data show that 1,403 births were recorded in Ram (REGIÃO AUTÓNOMA DA MADEIRA), 6 more than in the same period last year, representing an increase of 0.5%. The number of deaths was 1,900, corresponding to a decrease of 2.6% over the same period in 2016. According to the Regional Statistics Division, the evolution of these two indicators (deaths and births) resulted in a balance negative of -497 individuals, a slight improvement over the same period last year (-554 individuals).
By the end of the quarter under review, 7 deaths under the age of 1 had been recorded and no foetal deaths were reported.
During this period, there were 753 marriages, 101 more than in the same period last year.