Okinawa has number one birth rate 39 years in row

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Okinawa Prefecture Welfare Division announced Tuesday the 2012 Okinawa Vital Statistics data.

According to department figures, the number of births in the prefecture increased by 156 with a total of 17,074 babies born during 2012.

As birth rate per capita, it again makes Okinawa no.1 prefecture in Japan, a position the prefecture has held 39 years in a row.

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