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
11 Countries with The Highest Mormon Population
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/5/2015 1:16:09 PM
If you are curious about how prevalent the Latter Day Saint Movement is in the world then you have ... check out the 11 countries with the highest Muslim populations. Due to a high conversion rate as well as a high birth rate, the number of Mormons ...
Africa’s economic growth will slow to 3.7% in 2015 — World Bank
Vanguard - 10/5/2015 11:10:17 PM
The World Bank yesterday said that the growth of economic ... where the gender gap shrank. Yet African countries continue to face a stubbornly high birth rate, which has limited the impact of the past two decades of sustained economic growth on reducing ...
The Latest: 19 countries pledge $1.8 billion for refugee aid
Townhall.com - 9/30/2015 6:19:44 AM
conditions for the elderly and by raising the birth rate. 6:40 p.m. Yemen's president says the devastation in Aden and elsewhere in his country "could be qualified as genocide." President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi addressed a U.N. gathering of world leaders ...
Kenya's economic growth could be highest in sub Sahara Africa - World Bank
Daily Nation - 10/6/2015 11:06:07 AM
A new World Bank report predicts Kenya's economy will ... growth at over seven per cent of GDP However it warned that African countries “continue to face a stubbornly high birth rate, which has limited the impact of the past two decades of sustained ...
Do It for Denmark, Literally: The Scandinavian Country Is Now Paying Citizens to Get It On for the Sake of Patriotism
E Online - 10/2/2015 3:50:02 PM
Denmark is a pretty amazing country ... to do with legalizing the world's oldest profession, if you know what we mean. It appears to be a very out-of-the-box solution to a decreasing population problem. See, birth rates have been declining in recent ...
World won't achieve its development goals without India coming through: Bill Gates
Economic Times - 9/30/2015 10:01:39 AM
The maternal mortality rate is down 62 percent. All eyes have been on global leaders as they finalize a new global development agenda - the Sustainable Development Goals. Building on the progress the world has ... domestic in-country resources, traditional ...
Here's how people make ends meet in one of the poorest places in the world
Chron - 10/2/2015 12:58:14 PM
Niger is a country at peace. But a World Food Program distribution site in Torouf ... And the root problems could get more complicated as the population climbs. At the current birth rate of over 7 children per woman, the country is projected to have ...
INTERVIEW: “Refugees are the responsibility of the world… Proximity doesn’t define responsibility.”
UN News Centre - 10/3/2015 11:23:59 AM
That lowest birth rate in the world requires perhaps over a million migrants a year ... it relates to resettling people who are in camps other than in their own country into other countries. Why is it that we expect Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, as I said ...
The world's biggest pet store
The Week Magazine - 10/4/2015 12:20:04 PM
It's more than twice the size of the White House, and is, according to Guinness World Records ... fueled by Germany's development into the European country with the most money and the lowest birth-rate, the two factors that lead consumers to lavish ...
Italy is a 'dying country' says minister as birth rate plummets
The Guardian - 2/13/2015 12:35:43 AM
The number of babies born to both natives and foreigners living in Italy dropped as immigration, which used to support the overall birth rate, tumbled to its lowest ... added the minister. Developed countries the world over are counting the costs of ...
Dad captures beauty of girlfriend’s natural home birth for a cause
BabyCenter Blog - 10/3/2015 8:49:30 PM
In an interview with HuffPost UK Parents, he says that they want to raise awareness about natural and home birth in Brazil. “Our country has the highest caesarean rates in the world – around 50 percent of births in the public health system and ...
India Says It Will Lower Rate Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
NPR News - 10/2/2015 4:37:09 AM
The WHO says India has 13 of the world's 25 most polluted cities. The country's reliance on coal-burning power plants ... India released its climate plan to coincide with the anniversary of the birth of Mahamata Gandhi — the abstemious spiritual ...
Where Have All The Rate Hike Talkers Gone?
Forex Street - 10/5/2015 11:57:25 AM
But, at the time, the dollar got strong, because the report pointed to a rate hike. So, was there a dollar adjustment ... how can it be considered a market at all, and how can any country or the world ever enjoy a market economy again?
Counting every birth and death could make a difference to health inequities in Africa
ENCA - 10/4/2015 7:12:16 AM
The marks of a well functioning system According to the World Health Organisation, a country has a well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics system if it registers all births and deaths, issues birth and death certificates and compiles and ...
Africa Faces the Challenge of Sustaining Growth amid Weak Global Conditions
The World Bank - 10/6/2015 9:18:44 AM
These latest figures are outlined in the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse ... where the gender gap shrank. Yet African countries continue to face a stubbornly high birth rate, which has limited the impact of the past two decades of sustained economic ...