Deaths outpace births in October
The natural population loss was 3,447 in October this year as against 3,501 in October 2021, KSH said.
In October 2022, 4,712 couples tied the knot, down 11 percent from October 2021.
In the past 12 months, 88,834 children were born, down 3.9 percent from the same period of last year, while 144,169 people died, 8.3 percent fewer than in the previous year.
The natural population loss came to 55,335 compared with 64,720 in the same period of last year, a drop of 12 percent.
Between November 2021 and October 2022, 66,260 couples were married, 6.4 percent fewer than in the previous year.