With the rapid increase in the floating population in recent years, the number of births in Beijing has also been on the rise. There were more than 160,000 births last year - a record high in the last 20 years.
Deputy Director Deng Xiaohong of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Health said on March 27 that in 2007, the number of births in Beijing's hospitals reached 161,000 - a growth of 25% over the year 2006.
The number of births of non-Beijing registration household population is 5,800 higher than of permanent registered population .
By People's Daily Online