St. Lucia - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in St. Lucia was 12.80 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.24 in 1960 and a minimum value of 12.80 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 42.24
1961 42.22
1962 42.20
1963 42.07
1964 41.93
1965 41.80
1966 41.68
1967 41.56
1968 41.44
1969 41.32
1970 41.20
1971 40.05
1972 38.90
1973 37.75
1974 36.60
1975 35.45
1976 34.30
1977 35.40
1978 33.90
1979 30.80
1980 30.60
1981 30.60
1982 31.40
1983 31.00
1984 30.00
1985 29.00
1986 28.00
1987 28.30
1988 28.13
1989 27.95
1990 27.78
1991 27.60
1992 26.10
1993 24.50
1994 25.40
1995 25.50
1996 22.40
1997 23.00
1998 19.40
1999 18.90
2000 18.20
2001 17.70
2002 16.30
2003 15.50
2004 14.70
2005 14.00
2006 13.20
2007 13.20
2008 13.20
2009 13.10
2010 13.00
2011 12.80

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population