Kar­ratha had high­est num­ber of new­borns last year

Pilbara News - - Pilbara News -

The Pil­bara wel­comed 1119 new ba­bies to the world last year.

Data re­leased by the Aus­tralian Bureau of Statis­tics had 434 new­born ba­bies reg­is­tered for the City of Kar­ratha, which had a pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mate of 26,649, while the Town of Port Hed­land was a close sec­ond with 325.

The Shire of Ash­bur­ton had 29 more bun­dles of joy than last year with 159.

The Shire of East Pil­bara had 127 births and the Shire of Ex­mouth 45.

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