MUSCAT: A total number of 62,241 including 57,360 babies were born in the Sultanate of Oman during the last 10 months as of the end of last October, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
NCSI statistics indicate that 6,364 newborns were registered in October compared to 6065 newborns in September, 6,867 in August.
A total of 82,224 babies were born by the end of 2021.
The statistics showed that a total of 8,136 deaths were registered in the first 10 months of this year compared to 12,649 deaths reported last year. There were 6,765 deaths among the Omani population and 3,801 among residents.
Last month, 717 deaths were registered among the Omani population compared to 575 deaths in September and 673 deaths in August.