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Indicatori demografici

Demographic indicators

Live births were 514 thousands in 2013, decreasing consecutively for five years.

The total fertility rate (TFR) is estimated to be 1.39, dropping from 1.42 in 2012. Mean age at childbearing rose from 31,3 to 31,5 years.

Around 80% of births occurred from Italian women mirrored to 20% of births occurred from foreign ones. TFR of the former ones, over the period 2008-2013, drops from 1.34 to 1.27, while, for the latter, it dropped sharply from 2.65 to 2.20 births per woman.

In 2013 less than 200 thousands marriages occurred, that is 3.3 per thousand, the lowest ever documented in the Italian history. From 2008 to 2013, the share of religious marriages dropped from 63 to 57%, while conversely the civil marriages rose from 37 to 43.

International immigration, over the period 2008-2013, dropped from over 350 thousands to 307 thousand (5.1 per thousand). Conversely, international emigration rose to around 126 thousands (2.1 per thousand) from 106 thousands (1.8 per thousand) in 2012. Consequently, net international migration decreased from 244 thousands in 2012 (4.1 per thousand) to 182 thousands in 2013 (3.0 per thousand).

tags:
changes of residence, demographic indicators, demography, fertility, foreigners, municipalities, population register, resident population, statistics report
theme:
Population and households
document typology:
Press release
Reference period
Year 2013
Date of publication
26 June 2014
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