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Press release

National demographic balance

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On December 31, 2019 the population residing in Italy amounted to 60,244,639i units, almost 189 thousand less than at the beginning of the year (-0.3%).

At 31 December 2019 the resident population was almost 189 thousand units (188,721) lower than at the beginning of the year. The persistent decline that started in 2015 led to a decrease of almost 551 thousand residents in four years.

Compared to the previous year, in 2019 there was a new historical minimum of births from the unification of Italy, a slight increase in deaths and more cancellations for foreign countries.

The number of foreign citizens arriving in our country decreased (-8.6%), while the emigration of Italian citizens continued to increase (+8.1%).

Reference period: Year 2019

Date of Issue: 16 July 2020

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