Italy to have fewer than 400,000 births in 2021 - ISTAT

Lowest level in post-war period

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 14 - Italy's birth rate is set to continue on a downward trend this year, with births going under the 400,000-mark for the first time in the post-war period, the head of national statistics agency ISTAT said on Friday.
    "There were 404,000 births in 2020," ISTAT President Carlo Blangiardo told a conference organized by the Forum of Italian Family Associations.
    "It is estimated that there will be between 384,000 and 393,000 in 2021". (ANSA).
   

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