Oregon Death Rate Set to Outpace Births

According to Josh Lehner, a state economist, within the next five years there will be more Oregonians dying each year than new ones being born.

Lehner, who examined Oregon demographics in a series of reports last spring, anticipates births and deaths will be equal in 2024, with deaths subsequently exceeding births.

Source: Oregon Death Rate Set to Outpace Births – The Corvallis Advocate