Liberia - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Liberia was 38.51 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 49.07 in 1978 and a minimum value of 38.51 in 2011.

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 48.47
1961 48.54
1962 48.56
1963 48.55
1964 48.52
1965 48.49
1966 48.46
1967 48.45
1968 48.47
1969 48.52
1970 48.59
1971 48.68
1972 48.78
1973 48.87
1974 48.94
1975 48.99
1976 49.03
1977 49.06
1978 49.07
1979 49.07
1980 49.03
1981 48.96
1982 48.84
1983 48.66
1984 48.43
1985 48.15
1986 47.80
1987 47.40
1988 46.96
1989 46.51
1990 46.06
1991 45.64
1992 45.26
1993 44.94
1994 44.67
1995 44.45
1996 44.25
1997 44.05
1998 43.83
1999 43.58
2000 43.30
2001 42.99
2002 42.66
2003 42.32
2004 41.97
2005 41.60
2006 41.19
2007 40.73
2008 40.23
2009 39.69
2010 39.11
2011 38.51

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population