Namibia - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Namibia was 25.84 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 44.33 in 1974 and a minimum value of 25.84 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 42.45
1961 42.36
1962 42.29
1963 42.23
1964 42.19
1965 42.21
1966 42.30
1967 42.47
1968 42.72
1969 43.02
1970 43.36
1971 43.70
1972 44.00
1973 44.21
1974 44.33
1975 44.32
1976 44.17
1977 43.91
1978 43.55
1979 43.11
1980 42.62
1981 42.10
1982 41.58
1983 41.07
1984 40.59
1985 40.14
1986 39.72
1987 39.32
1988 38.91
1989 38.48
1990 38.02
1991 37.49
1992 36.91
1993 36.26
1994 35.56
1995 34.82
1996 34.07
1997 33.32
1998 32.60
1999 31.92
2000 31.29
2001 30.70
2002 30.15
2003 29.61
2004 29.10
2005 28.60
2006 28.11
2007 27.63
2008 27.16
2009 26.70
2010 26.26
2011 25.84

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population