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 15.43 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48.90 in 1960 and a minimum value of 15.43 in 2013.

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 Report (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 48.90
1961 47.90
1962 46.81
1963 45.68
1964 44.58
1965 43.52
1966 42.51
1967 41.52
1968 40.53
1969 39.59
1970 38.75
1971 38.08
1972 37.61
1973 37.34
1974 37.24
1975 37.22
1976 37.20
1977 37.07
1978 36.77
1979 36.28
1980 35.62
1981 34.84
1982 34.01
1983 33.22
1984 32.48
1985 31.78
1986 31.13
1987 30.47
1988 29.77
1989 29.04
1990 28.25
1991 27.42
1992 26.55
1993 25.66
1994 24.76
1995 23.86
1996 22.95
1997 22.04
1998 21.16
1999 20.32
2000 19.55
2001 18.90
2002 18.36
2003 17.94
2004 17.64
2005 17.41
2006 17.24
2007 17.06
2008 16.86
2009 16.62
2010 16.34
2011 16.03
2012 15.72
2013 15.43

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population