Balearic Islands

According to data interleaved by My baby and me, the number of births to foreign mothers in our country exceeded the 107000 in 2008, a figure that it duplicates far 43500 which occurred in 2001 and represents an increase over 2007. This means that one of every five births occurring in Spain is of a foreign mother. If this trend continues, at the end of 2009 the births of foreign mothers will represent 20% of the annual total. The main country of origin of mothers is Morocco, which represents 23.5% of the total number of births to foreign mothers, with 25000. Is followed by Romania, with 13584 births (12.6% of the total) and Ecuador, with 9503 (8.8% of the total). By what refers to births of foreign mothers of European origin, stand out, mainly, three countries, as well as Romania. Bulgaria, 1944, United Kingdom, with 1743, and Italy, with 1428 births. The births of foreign mothers have an especially heavy in Balearic Islands, Catalonia and la Rioja, which represent nearly 30% of the births in those geographical areas..