Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Almost 40 percent of children born out of wedlock

MORE than 55,000 children were born in Slovakia over the past 12 months with 40 percent being born out of wedlock, according to a Report on Health of the Slovak population.

Ilustrative stock photo(Source: SME)

“A certain transformation of family types has been recorded in recent years,” reads the text, as cited by the TASR newswire.

Changes in family structure have been indicated also by the past 2011 census, which established that almost 50 percent of children born in families are the first child, the experts say. That represents a significant psychosocial factor in the development of the population, according to the report.

The number of births was relatively stable in 2012-14, with a growth of more than 165,000 in Slovakia during the three-year period, TASR wrote.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Government raises salaries within its reach

Lowest wage impacts the population and firms differently.

Minimum wage also impacts surcharges for night and weekend work.

Rector, minister, president. Why nobody halted the plagiarists’ appointment?

None of the concerned parties see their role in evaluating the moral qualities of the candidate for professor.

Marian Vanderka

Fallen lines and engine fires: Slovak trains are not without incidents Photo

Slovak rail carrier ZSSK is facing a massive wave of criticism after some recent accidents.

Fire on a train between Šaľa and Galanta.

The path through the treetops in the Bachledova valley gets a unique restaurant Photo

The new restaurant is invisible from the tower at the head of the path.