babies 2015

PHILIPSBURG–More bouncing bundles of joys were born in St. Maarten last year compared to 2013; figures provided by the Department of Civil Registry via the Press Secretariat shows.

There were 45 live births in January, 29 in February, 36 in March, 40 in April, 41 in May, 33 in June, 49 in July, 41 in August, 61 in September, 53 in October, 43 in November and 52 in December, the figures show.

A total of 294 children were acknowledged last year compared to 293 the year before. A total of 28 children were acknowledged in January, 13 in February, 18 in March, 23 in April, 31 in May, 31 in June, 22 in July, 25 in August, 23 in September, 21 in October, 31 in November and 28 in December.

The Department of Civil Registry registered a total of 176 deaths in the last calendar year compared to 171 the year before. There were 21 deaths in January, 10 in February, 14 in march, six in April, 22 in May, 19 in June, 12 in July, 13 in August, 15 in September, 15 in October, 13 in November and 16 in December. – The Daily Herald