Gaza Post- Gaza
The latest statistics released by the General Directorate of Civil Affairs Ministry of the Interior-civil Monday morning reported that 2016 saw a record 58 thousand and 170 new born in the Gaza Strip, 51% males and 49% females; rate of 160 births per day, at a rate of 6 born in the time – every ten minutes a new baby.
Moreover, it showed statistical civil status “Sawa” has received a copy of it, “that the number of births registered in the Palestinian civil registry during the year 2016 comes Unlike Palestinians birth abroad who cannot be registered as a result of non-return of families to the Gaza Strip because of the blockade and the closure of the Rafah crossing.
Statistical showed that the Gaza governorate witnessed during 2016. 21 thousand and 310 new born, of whom 10 thousand and 877 male births, 10 thousand and 433 female births.