The most popular names for babies were Alexander and Sofia.
More than 30 thousand newborn boys were registered in St. Petersburg in 2019, two thousand more than girls. As a spokesperson for the St. Petersburg Committee for civil registry services told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel, the overall birth rate declined.
The average age of parents has increased. In 2019, the average age of the mothers giving birth to their first-borns was 29, the fathers were 32. The number of families with three children has also increased.
The most popular names for newborn babies were Alexander and Sofia. Other popular names were Mikhail, Maxim, Artyom, Ivan and Roman for boys and Alisa, Maria, Anna and Anastasia for girls.