Hungary’s Pro-Family Policies Lead to Jump in Birth Rate, Marriages

Apr 9, 2020

Hungary’s pro-family policies have been met with contempt and even derision by neoliberal pundits who have begrudged Central and Eastern Europe’s resistance to globalist politics in recent years.

As well as steadfastly rejecting mass immigration, Hungary addressed their waning birth rates by promoting pro-family policies–something attempted by the Roman Empire under the Emperor Octavian in 9 AD–which was disparaged by the liberal commentariat.

The policies were warmly welcomed by conservatives on social media, who have thrown their unwavering support behind Hungary’s stubbornness in adopting politically correct ideologies.

Hungary’s population decline slowed by 47 percent in January 2020 after 9.4 percent more births and 17 percent fewer deaths were registered compared with the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

The number of marriages almost doubled, with 2,863 couples tying the knot, compared with the same period last year, and the highest January number since 1982.

In the first month of the year, 8,067 children were born, 694 more than in the same period last year, while 11,553 people died, 2,356 fewer than in January 2019.

The rate of natural population decline dropped to 0.42 percent from 0.79 percent in January 2019, KSH said. [source]

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