Impact of coronavirus on birth rate in Italy 2020
From March on, the number of births in Italy experienced a decrease. The coronavirus pandemic might have had an impact of the country's birth rate as well. In particular, during the second wave of infections registered between October and December 2020, the number of births dropped by 7.7 percent compared to the same period of 2019. However, Italy's birth rate has been decreasing constantly in the last decades.