Out of 371,504 children born globally on first day of 2021, 3.8% born in Pakistan: UNICEF

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) stated that  14,161 babies are expected to be born in Pakistan on New Year’s Day. According to a UNICEF report, 371,504 children are expected to be born worldwide on the first day of 2021, of which 3.8% will be born in Pakistan. Globally, half of all births will be in 10 countries, with Pakistan in fourth place.

To estimate the number of births on the first day of the year, UNICEF used the daily and monthly birth estimates in the countries used in the key registration and national household surveys.

UNICEF used the recently revised UN World Population Prospects (2019) to estimate the number of children born on January 1, 2021, and their life expectancy and their life expectancy.

Source: Bol News