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
World Water Day 2017: From sewage to pollution - here are the countries with the poorest water quality on Earth
International Business Times - 3/20/2017 6:01:29 PM
The death rate in the city is 2.6 times greater than its birth rate, according to the BBC ... that is the most of any country in the world. About 75.8 million people in India do not have safe drinking water. The Ganges, which flows through India and ...
Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in U.S.
NBC News - 3/21/2017 11:55:13 AM
"Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world," wrote Anne Driscoll and ... In 2014, India's infant mortality rate was 39 per 1,000 live births; South Africa's was 34 and Britain's was 3.9. It's 1.8 in ...
South Korea 10th of 188 countries in gender equality
m.koreaherald.com - 3/22/2017 8:40:46 AM
The adolescent birth rate, births per 1,000 women aged ... The Gender Gap Index released by World Economic Forum last year placed South Korea at 116 out of 144 countries. The country was the worst in terms of discrimination against women at work among ...
The Economic Toll of High Suicide Rates in Japan and South Korea
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 3/20/2017 8:10:20 PM
“The life expectancy at birth is a widely accepted measure of quality ... He notes that when studying suicide rates across the world, broad groups of countries emerge. Suicide rates are low in Muslim, Hindu and Latin American countries, high in Eastern ...
Lowest Birth Rates In The World By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 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 ...
Despite Oklahoma infant mortality drop, rate remains fourth highest in nation
Oklahoma News - 3/22/2017 11:54:02 AM
Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world, the CDC report ... In 2013, the infant mortality rate among black babies in Oklahoma County was 13 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, almost twice as high ...
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 ...
The country where people devour pasta, wine and olive oil is the world's healthiest. Really.
Mashable - 3/20/2017 7:05:54 PM
The Mediterranean nation was ranked the world's healthiest country in the Bloomberg Global Health Index ... In Italy's stagnating economy, the unemployment rate hit about 12 percent in December, with youth unemployment rising to around 40 percent.
Church fights free birth control in the Philippines
FOX News - 3/14/2017 3:52:35 PM
President Rodrigo Duterte mandated free birth control for women in an effort to decrease poverty rates in the country and help economically stricken communities. Duterte issued an executive order in January declaring free access to contraception as part of ...
Doctors pass the scalpel to nurses in the quest for safer births
bhekisisa.org - 3/21/2017 3:37:08 PM
or within 42 days of the end of her pregnancy — was 1 000 per 100 000 live births, more than double the country’s 2013 rate of 480 published by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In 1984, to fill this gap, the country began training nurses like ...
The healthiest countries in the world
USA Today - 3/21/2017 4:48:43 PM
(Photo: Thinkstock) World Health Day is April 7, and people around the globe are turning their attention to health issues. The global infant mortality rate of 33.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013 ... the overall state of a country's health, 24/7 ...
America’s C-Section Rates Are Out Of Control
legalreader.com - 3/13/2017 11:53:23 PM
Another reason behind the country’s high rate of C-sections could be ... C-sections account for about one-third of U.S. births. That’s “double the rate the World Health Organization considers medically necessary.” U.S. C-section rates are even ...
10 countries that are desperate for citizens to have more sex
Punch - 3/15/2017 6:14:34 PM
Countries need a fertility rate of just over two children per woman to attain what demographers call ‘replacement fertility’ — the rate at which births fill the gaps left ... the lowest fertility rate in the world, with just 0.81 children per woman.
Top 10 Countries Where Government Beg Citizens To Have More S*x
igberetvnews.com - 3/13/2017 1:09:08 PM
But because of certain cultural and economic forces, only about half of the world’s 224 countries currently ... Women who give birth exactly nine months later, on June 12, win a refrigerator. 3. Japan Japan’s fertility rate has been below replacement ...
Scientists stunned by new discovery about infant death
babwnews.com - 3/22/2017 11:25:24 AM
That’s extremely good news because the U.S. has a relativelyl high infant mortality rate for a first world country ... Infant mortality and preterm birth data are compared between the United States and European countries. The percent contribution ...