The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, welcomed their first child to the world this week.
While you may have little to no interest in this, there are at least some substantial benefits to the UK economy when a royal baby is born.
Prince George's birth, for example, is estimated to have brought in £240 million from spending related to celebrations, souvenirs and books etc. Take a look at our infogaphic to learn more about the economic effect of royal babies.
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