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
Highest C-Section Rates By Country
bellybelly.com.au - 11/30/2016 8:16:07 AM
Recent statistics from 150 countries shows a global c-section rate of 18.6% of all births – almost 1 in 5 women around the world will give birth via c-section. Data from 121 countries shows between 1990 and 2014, the global average c-section rate ...
China could further ease childbirth curbs: government think-tank
FOX News - 12/1/2016 12:39:47 PM
as the country debates how to avert a demographic timebomb. China's birth rate, one of the world's lowest, is fast becoming a worry for authorities, rather than the achievement it was considered at a time when the government feared over-population.
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 ...
How close to zero?
www.brookings.edu - 12/1/2016 4:28:51 PM
Country income groups follow the World Bank’s classifications ... and primary completion rates in those tabulations because of data gaps. For maternal mortality, we apply the SDG 3.1 benchmark of 70 deaths per 100,000 live births at the country level ...
15 Amazing Things These Countries Do For New Moms
babygaga.com - 12/1/2016 3:07:07 AM
Different parts of the world champion very different assistance for ... to make new moms’ lives a little bit easier. Not only that, some countries that are grappling with low birth rates, which can affect the state of their economies, reward the very ...
Why Do Some Countries Have Such High Birth Rates?
worldatlas.com - 6/5/2016 11:57:21 PM
More commonly, however, many countries in the developing world struggle to reign in high birth rates and the problems that they can cause by overextension of available resources. Surely, there have to be explanations as to why these countries have been ...
The Colorado School of Public Health's Center for Global Health Opens Birthing Center in Rural Guatemala
prnewswire.com - 12/1/2016 1:51:22 PM
Midwives, OB/GYNs, and pediatricians from Children's Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, have been training traditional birth attendants and community nurses in midwifery both in person and via tele-health using the World Health ...
European Countries by Birth Rate
mapsofworld.com - 11/24/2016 3:39:53 PM
Among the European Countries, Albania has the highest birth rate. Below is the map of Europe showing the top ten countries having highest birth rate along with table stating birth rates of these countries.
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 ...
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 ...
With Fertility Rate in China Low, Some Press to Legalize Births Outside Marriage
New York Times - 11/18/2016 1:59:37 PM
BEIJING — The Singapore government has deployed financial incentives and even Mentos mints to increase births. In Russia ... It is the lowest fertility rate in the world, according to People’s Daily, the main newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party.
How to make abortion rarer
The Economist online - 12/1/2016 1:15:34 PM
Former communist countries have some of the world’s highest rates. During Soviet times abortion was the only method of birth control, and in some countries the average woman would have five to eight abortions during her lifetime. By the time the Soviet ...
Make Boomsa for the Motherland!
Slate - 4/25/2013 7:25:02 AM
He continued: “Their concern is to cut down the birth rate, reduce the rate of population ... Fertility rates began falling in Western, industrialized countries in 1968. By 1975, every Western First World nation was below the replacement rate.
Israel has the highest birth rate in the developed world, and that's becoming a problem
The Business Insider - 9/25/2015 8:20:12 AM
Israel's birth rate, the highest in the developed world and once seen as a survival tactic in a ... nearly double the fertility rate for the rest of the industrialised countries in the OECD. That, accompanied by heavy Jewish immigration from the former ...
Bhutan observes World Prematurity Day
Kuensel Online - 11/18/2016 11:00:40 AM
The World Health Organisation (WHO ... Dr Yoriko said that preterm birth rates in the country are rising and prevention of preterm birth must be accelerated. “Premature babies can be saved with feasible, cost-effective care. Everyone has a role to ...