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Birthrate in England and Wales drops to lowest level in two decades | Sarah Harper

The Office of National Statistics data, released on 17 August, showed  the number of babies born in England and Wales in a year dropped in 2022 to the lowest level in two decades, ending the post pandemic baby boom.

Professor Sarah Harper comments on new figures from the ONS in a series of interviews

The Times: Post-pandemic baby boom ends as births fall to 20-year low

► The Telegraph: UK birth slump dubbed ‘good for planet’ as number of babies born hits 20-year low