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, 2012See also: Birth rate map
10 Countries with Highest Infant Mortality Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/18/2015 8:09:44 AM
The worst part is that more than 98% of these cases get reported in developing countries, where the healthcare structure is often the poorest. There are various reasons for high mortality rates that may include premature births, infections, birth injuries ...
What the countries with the highest fertility rates have in common
East Idaho News - 5/18/2015 5:28:05 PM
As Deseret News National reported last week, birth rates in America have dipped fairly low, but that's not the case everywhere. African countries are beating everyone else in terms of fertility rates. According to a new analysis by New Security Beat ...
Humans living longer by six years, report shows
The Guardian - Nigeria - 5/18/2015 6:08:03 AM
... from the “World Health Statistics 2015 include: *Life expectancy at birth has increased six years for both men and women since 1990. *Two-thirds of deaths worldwide are due to non-communicable diseases. *In some countries, more than one-third of ...
Japan’s graduate hiring rate reaches near record high
worldfinance.com - 5/20/2015 9:26:06 AM
As the country’s baby boomer generation retires, businesses looking to replenish their workforce face a smaller pool of potential recruits, owing to Japan’s fall in birth rate in recent years.
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 ...
U.S. birth data underscores higher C-section risks, CDC says
Win 98.5 - 5/20/2015 12:25:04 PM
ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. women who give birth ... third rate remains historically high, Curtin said. C-sections accounted for about 23.5 percent of births in 1991, the CDC said. The ideal rate for cesarean births is from 10 to 15 percent, the World Health ...
Infant Mortality Rate Down But More Work Needed, Says Health Department
Memphis Flyer - 5/22/2015 10:21:00 AM
In 2005, when a series of Commercial Appeal articles was published, the infant mortality rate (IMR) for Shelby County was 14.9 deaths per 1,000 live births. The county was ranked third-highest in the country and ... Agency's 2014 World Fact Book data.
Italy is a 'dying country' says minister as birth rate plummets
theguardian.com - 2/13/2015 12:35:43 AM
Fewer babies were born in Italy in 2014 than in any other year since the modern Italian state was formed in 1861, new data show, highlighting the demographic challenge faced by the country’s chronically ... the overall birth rate, tumbled to its lowest ...
New Zealand's maternity statistics should be better, says expert
Medical Xpress - 5/20/2015 1:43:48 PM
New Zealand should be one of the safest places in the world to give birth with maternity statistics that are as good as or better than most other countries, says Professor Stacie Geller, an international maternal morbidity and mortality expert. Dr Geller's ...
Is it enough to achieve the middle-income country status?
opinion.bdnews24.com - 5/20/2015 1:36:39 PM
... from a LDC to an upper middle income country in 1994. Its per capita income in 2013 was $7,770 (The World Bank Atlas method, current US$) – the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, its poverty rate is over 19% and around 23% of its population ...
Statistics for Child Protection and ECD - Consultancy
ReliefWeb - 5/21/2015 9:27:54 PM
Background UNICEF has a critical role in monitoring the situation of children and women in the world ... Country Reporting on Indicators for the Goals (CRING) review process. · Post-graduate degree or higher in demography, social sciences or statistics ...
10 Insane Conspiracy Theories About World Leaders
listverse.com - 5/22/2015 7:00:34 AM
In reality, Merkel was born on the July 17, but the theory goes that her birthday was adjusted three days to obscure her real birth date ... leaders and managing the country’s rise as part of a Jewish plot to create a New World Order.
Nicaragua has the region's highest teen pregnancy rate. Many moms are OK with it
Global Post - 5/20/2015 10:23:22 AM
According to the World Bank, Nicaragua has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Latin America, and one of the highest in the world. Last year’s records from health centers in Leon, the country's second ... hard to prevent birth control from falling ...
Every Newborn Action Plan Progress Report, Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality launch at 68th World Health Assembly
UNICEF - 5/20/2015 1:26:30 AM
Newborn mortality rates have ... or between countries around the world. As improved newborn survival and health are intrinsically linked with the health and survival of women before conception, during pregnancies and around the time of birth, a range ...
British village has higher birth rate than world's most densely populated countries
Daily Telegraph - 9/3/2009 7:49:00 AM
A tiny British village has a higher birth rate than the world's five most densely populated countries, official figures show. Cambourne in Cambridgeshire produced 24.1 births per 1,000 women in 2009 - almost double the UK average of 12.1. The village has ...