One in ten babies in Portugal born to foreign mother

in News · 21-12-2019 16:00:00 · 2 Comments

More than 10% of babies born in Portugal in 2018 were born to foreign mothers.

Portugal is currently the eighth EU country with the lowest proportion of foreign residents (4.1%), but, since 2017, more people have been arriving than leaving, and the percentage of children born to foreign mothers has been rising since 2015.

Portugal lost almost 300,000 residents between 2010 and 2018, although a reversal in that trend has been noted over the last 24 months.

This is according to data released by Pordata to mark International Migration Day.


Comments:

Again, poor reporting. No inclusive data on demographics (e.g. percentage of immigrants and ages,, etc..) Is PN a news outlet or simply an platform for more Lusa, Correio de Manha propaganda? Really would be nice to have an editor, or journalist improve the content for English speaking community.

By Shawn Berlin from Lisbon on 23-12-2019 12:45

In Lisbon is at least 40% by now.

By Diogo from Lisbon on 21-12-2019 06:58
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