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
UK to be EU’s most populous country in just three decades, due to immigration
RT - 8/30/2015 11:52:59 PM
or fall victim to the lower birth rates of the native population Britain to have the largest population in Europe in just 30 years http://t.co/t2RkCwep7q Immigration from the rest of the world has been responsible for over half the population growth ...
India Most Common Country of Birth for UK Migrants: Report
NDTV - 8/27/2015 9:33:22 PM
London: India is the most common country of birth for migrants born outside the UK with 7,93,000 India-born UK residents recorded over the last year, an official report said in London on thursday. According to latest statistics ... end of World War Two.
Britain to be Europe's most populous country by 2050
International Business Times - 9/1/2015 4:09:30 AM
The UK's population is projected to surge past 85 million by 2080(Reuters) Britain looks set to overtake Germany as the European Union's most populous country by 2050, according to statistical agency Eurostat. If current migration and birth rate trends are ...
The Countries Shrinking Fastest Worldwide
econintersect.com - 8/27/2015 1:37:56 AM
The World Economic Forum put a list of the fastest shrinking countries together ... A falling population can usually be attributed to emigration and/or death rates exceeding birth rates. This chart shows differences between the 2013 and 2014 population ...
Is Argentina a developed country?
Investopedia - 8/26/2015 12:16:13 PM
However, its high birth and death rates and low living standards still cause ... families or eschew having children altogether. Developed countries use a disproportionate amount of the world's resources, such as oil. In developed countries, more people ...
Less than 50% are breastfed in first hour of birth in India
Times of India - 9/1/2015 10:46:11 PM
NEW DELHI: Despite increase in institutional deliveries, the number of children in India being breastfed in the first hour of birth is less than half ... as reasons behind low breastfeeding rate in the country.
Child victims of sexual abuse in Guatemala are giving birth at an alarming rate. These are some of the young mothers.
Washington Post - 8/19/2015 9:47:02 AM
In a country with only 15 million inhabitants, this makes for one of the highest rates in Latin America of children giving birth as the result of rape ... and inequality in Guatemala and around the world. More In Sight: Undocumented in D.C: Looking ...
Taking Our Country Back: From Whom?
RealClear Politics - 8/21/2015 2:13:41 AM
Trump admirers yearn to "take our country back." From whom ... Meanwhile, the dramatic drop in Mexico's birth rate, from 7.3 children per woman in 1960 to 2.4 today, suggests a problem that is on the way to solving itself. Demographers say that when ...
Warning Bell for Developed Countries: Declining Birth Rates
Forbes - 4/20/2012 9:57:30 AM
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 replacement ...
The country with the lowest birth rate in the world might surprise you
Metro - 6/2/2015 5:31:46 PM
The number of babies being born in Germany is officially the lowest in the world. That’s according to recent birth rate figures by the World Bank showing how just 8.28 babies are born per 1,000 people at the moment. Britain’s birth rate meanwhile is ...
'55 per cent babies denied optimal breastfeeding in the first year of birth'
The Hindu - 9/2/2015 11:53:36 AM
The assessment, undertaken as part of the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative, reveals gaps in all ten areas of policies and programmes outlined in official guidelines for enhancing breastfeeding rates ... assessment in 2012. Countries such as ...
Mona Charen: Donald Trump Will ‘Take Our Country Back’ ... From Whom?
Noozhawk - 8/23/2015 4:05:51 AM
Trump admirers yearn to “take our country back.” The United States is very much in ... Meanwhile, the dramatic drop in Mexico’s birth rate, to 2.4 children per woman today from 7.3 in 1960, suggests a problem that is on the way to solving itself.
How Europe is slowly dying despite an increasing world population
Daily Telegraph - 2/16/2015 8:24:36 AM
That means we are a dying country." But the outlook for the rest of Europe and the West is not that different, especially in eastern Europe where World Bank data shows the average birth rate in central Europe and the Baltic countries is 12.6 per 1,000 ...
American Coaches Have a Field Day, but for Other Countries
New York Times - 8/24/2015 11:52:56 PM
Her older sibling Tirunesh swept the 5,000 and the 10,000 at the 2008 Olympics and has won three Olympic gold medals and five world titles over all. Now 30, she is taking a break from the sport after giving birth to a son, Nathan, in March. Another Dibaba ...
Germany replaces Japan as country with world's lower birth rate
The Independent - 5/31/2015 4:26:44 AM
Germany’s birth rate has fallen to the lowest in the world, according to a study by an auditing firm. The country has dropped below Japan to take the lowest birth rate globally, according to the study by the Hamburg Institute of International Economics ...