Kiribati - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Kiribati was 26.60 as of 2005. As the graph below shows, over the past 45 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.00 in 1967 and a minimum value of 26.60 in 2005.

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 37.00
1967 42.00
1987 35.00
1992 30.30
1995 32.00
1997 32.00
2002 27.70
2005 26.60


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population