Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Birth rate map
Raw Data: Teen birth rate falls in Michigan, U.S.
Detroit Free Press - 1/14/2017 5:28:12 AM
... compared with that of other developed countries. Canada's fertility rate was 9 births per 1,000 teenagers in 2015, while the United Kingdom's teen birth rate was 14, according to statistics from the World Bank. In the U.S. the teen birth rate ...
One of the most Catholic countries in the world will give free birth control to millions of women
Washington Post - 1/12/2017 5:59:13 AM
About 80 percent of the ... the National Statistics Office in 2010. Implementation of the RPRH Act, which sat in Congress for more than a decade before it was enacted, has been bogged down in the courts. In July 2015, when about 400,000 birth control ...
Record low U.S. birth rate
tctimes.com - 1/13/2017 1:14:41 PM
With the U.S. birth rate hitting a record low ... especially when you think about starving children in poor parts of the world where there’s not enough food for everybody. In countries where resources are severely limited, and economic policies ...
Korean women paid by govt to have babies
nigerianeye.com - 1/17/2017 2:57:19 PM
Kang’s case illustrates South Korea’s desperate efforts to raise its birthrate — one of the lowest in the world — at a time ... The aggressive birth control policy lowered the country’s total fertility rate to 2.06 in 1983 from 6.0 in 1960.
Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy
Diaro Catolico - 1/18/2017 2:38:49 AM
Fetal alcohol syndrome is a preventable birth defect caused by heavy alcohol use during pregnancy ... and incidence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome globally, by region, and by country. The closest nation to Ireland was Belarus, where 47 per cent of women ...
Oklahoma preterm birth rates remain steady
Edmond Sun - 1/15/2017 2:16:44 PM
“Americans lead the world in medical research and care ... according to final data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Across the country, preterm birth rates were nearly 48 percent higher among black women and more than 15 percent ...
Top 10 Countries with Highest Birth Rate in the World
toptenfindings.com - 1/28/2015 11:56:14 PM
In this article we will talk about top 10 countries of the world with highest birth rate. We all know that fertility rate in many countries is increasing day by day. This is a big problem for many countries because as population increases government has ...
Lowest Birth Rates In The World By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
With a global population of over 7 billion people that continues to rise, it may seem odd to consider that there are countries that experience very low birth rates, and whose populations ... planet is a vital part to the world as a whole, and a steady ...
Philippines will give free birth control to millions of women
The Boston Globe - 1/13/2017 5:00:46 AM
About 80 percent of the country ... National Statistics Office in 2010. Implementation of the RPRH Act, which sat in Congress for more than a decade before it was enacted, has been bogged down in the courts. In July 2015, when about 400,000 birth control ...
Ireland has the world's highest rate of drinking during pregnancy
latribunadecanarias.com - 1/18/2017 12:51:27 AM
Fetal alcohol syndrome is a preventable birth defect caused by heavy alcohol use during ... This study by The Lancet places Ireland first in the top five countries in the world who drink during pregnancy, along with Russian Federation (37%), the United ...
Natality rate in Europe is dramatically dropping
stocknewsusa.com - 1/11/2017 1:45:41 PM
The first World War, which led to many deaths of young aged ... In the South, where up to one in four women born in the 70s could remain childless, the birth rate declined the most. In countries such as Spain, Greece or Italy, encompassing “difficulties ...
This Country Is Challenging the Catholic Church By Giving Away Free Birth Control
FORTUNE - 1/12/2017 4:07:40 PM
Subscribe to The World’s Most Powerful Women ... the Philippines is the only Asian country where the teenage pregnancy rate has risen in the past two decades. The country passed a universal birth control law four years ago after more than a decade ...
UN forum wraps up in South Africa with a call for better data to improve people’s lives
UN News Centre - 1/18/2017 9:01:12 PM
18 January 2017 – The first-ever United Nations World Data Forum ... (DESA), and hosted by Statistics South Africa. According to DESA, at present, there are large gaps in data. More than 100 countries do not keep accurate birth and death records, and ...
Warning Bell for Developed Countries: Declining Birth Rates
Forbes - 10/16/2012 6:28:12 PM
The replacement rate—the reproduction rate that keeps a population stable—for developed countries is 2.1, yet nearly half the world’s population has birth rates lower than that. The U.S. has a total fertility rate (TFR) of 2.0—nearly the ...
What country or territory in the world has the lowest birth rate?
funtrivia.com - 1/30/2007 11:54:37 PM
I found the answers on the Europe thread,i can only say that the question appears on this site, stating "Vatican City" to be the smallest state in the world.For obvious reasons it has a zero birthrate. Will try finding it somewhere. One source claims that ...