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Deaths Outnumbered Births in Spain in 2015 — First Time in 75 Years

More Spaniards died than were born last year for the first time in 75 years, statistics showed Thursday, illustrating Spain's difficulties in reconciling a shrinking workforce with an overburdened social security system. Spain's financial crisis worsened the trend as high unemployment encouraged people to seek better prospects abroad and families held off having children. The country has the 10th-oldest population in the world with an average age of around 43. The National...

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