Just over one quarter of babies born in summer


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During the months of June, July and August 2017, 1.3 million babies were born in the EU, which represented 26.2% of all babies born that year.

The highest share of babies born during these summer months was registered in Slovenia and Estonia (5 528 and 3 760 babies respectively or 27.3% of all babies born in the country that year) and the lowest in Malta (1 079 babies or 25.0%).

Infographic: Babies born during the summer, 2017 (% of total births)

Source dataset: Eurostat table demo_fmonth.

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