Antigua and Barbuda - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Antigua and Barbuda was 18.10 as of 2002. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 31.00 in 1960 and a minimum value of 14.50 in 1988.

Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 31.00
1965 28.60
1970 26.20
1975 18.40
1977 19.90
1978 18.30
1979 18.80
1980 16.50
1981 16.40
1983 15.00
1985 14.80
1986 14.80
1987 14.80
1988 14.50
1990 20.10
1992 15.50
1995 21.60
1997 21.90
2000 21.10
2002 18.10

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population