The influx of migrants has had significant effects on Germany’s birth rates. In 2016 there was a 7 per cent surge in new-borns, the country’s Federal Statistics Office reported on March 28, 2018.
In the year 2016, a total number of 792,131 children were born in Germany. Compared with 2015’s total of 737,575 new-borns, the number had increased by 7 per cent in a single year.
A large increase in the number of these births were registered among migrant women. They were having 25 per cent more babies totalling 184,660, while an increase of 3 per cent was seen among women with German citizenship, who had 607,500 babies.