Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)
Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births per 1,000 midyear population.
Description: The map below shows how Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Niger, with a value of 48.53. The country with the lowest value in the world is Germany, with a value of 8.30.
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.