In Mexico, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) keeps track of these data that affect the nation’s demography and according to the 2020 numbers, the number of births fell 22.1%
By 2020, 1 million 629 thousand 211 births were registered, which represents a contraction in the number of the previous year: 2 million 92 thousand 214 registered in 2019.
This means that by 2020 for every 1,000 women of reproductive age there were 47.9 births, 13.1 less than in 2019.
“The decrease in registration for 2020 coincides with the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, which generated a reduction in the demand for the registration service due to the confinement of people in their homes, as well as the conditions that the authorities defined for the operation of non-essential economic activities, ”the institute details the demographic study.
In the 2020 census, 126 million 14 thousand 24 Mexicans were counted
In the total number of births registered in 2020, 50.9% were born with male genitalia and 49.1% with female sexual organs.
Although in this regard 66.9% of births mothers are under 30 years of age at the time of birth, while 26.8% were between 20 and 24 years old, and 25.6% were between 25 and 29 years old, 14.2% of births are to mothers between the ages of 15 and 19.
Among other terms related to the isolation imposed by covid-19, the use of the internet and consumption of streaming platforms increased. A population of 84.1 million internet users was estimated, representing 72.0% of the population aged six years or more, so the excuse of growing the family because there is no TV, is it over?