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
In Equatorial Guinea : School ban on pregnant teens divides country
pulse.ng - 10/20/2016 10:16:19 AM
A month into the new term, it is still too early to tell how many girls have been affected by the ban in a country where teenage girls come under heavy pressure to start a family. World Bank figures show that in 2014, the birth rate among Equatorial ...
Population: Germany Records Highest Birth Rate In Decades
informationng.com - 10/17/2016 10:41:21 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has singled out Germany’s birth rate, one of the world’s lowest and its ageing population as among the biggest challenges facing the country’s economy. Report says in spite of the increased number of births in 2015, ...
Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050
The Guardian - 10/20/2016 3:38:26 PM
Low birth rate and high life expectancy ‘will lead to 5.3 million fewer inhabitants and over-65s making up 34% of total’ Spain by 2050 will be a depopulated nation dominated by elderly and single people, according to a report that predicts the country ...
U.S. is 32nd best country in the world for girls, behind Algeria and Kazakhstan
New York Daily News - 10/11/2016 8:46:46 AM
In the U.S., 14 out of every 100,000 pregnant women die during child birth. Countries that scored higher — such as No. 2 Finland or even No. 22 Poland — have about three deaths per 100,000 births. Child marriage rates ... out the New World nation ...
Behind the curtain: Best, worst places in the world to be a girl
www.worldvision.org - 10/10/2016 11:57:04 PM
Birth rates among 15- to 19-year-olds in places like Chad ... It’s not a change that can happen in a day, but countries all over the world are showing every day that inequality does not equate to in-opportunity. When given the chance and when treated ...
Migrants push Germany's fertility rate to 33-year high
Mag-Series USA - 10/18/2016 1:21:49 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has singled out Germany's birth rate, one of the world's lowest and its ageing population as among the biggest challenges facing the country's economy. While the rate climbed only marginally for German women between 2014 and ...
German birthrate hits 33-year high, boosted by migrant babies
YNET News - 10/18/2016 4:16:36 PM
But the figure is still below the 2.0 births per woman that demographers define as the minimum fertility rate needed to ensure a population replaces itself. Germany and other advanced European economies have some of the world's lowest birthrates.
Immigration sends German birth rate to 30-year peak
The New Indian Express - 10/19/2016 7:54:20 AM
The birth rate in Germany has risen to its highest level in more than 30 years, due largely to immigration, raising hopes that the country can reverse decades of population decline. There was an average of 1.5 births for every woman living in Germany ...
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 ...
World stocks drift as investors factor in Fed rate hike
NEWSCHANNEL6 - 10/21/2016 8:49:14 AM
HONG KONG (AP) - World stock markets drifted Friday as investors increasingly factored in a Fed rate hike soon, based on the brightening ... killing more than 140 people in one of the country's worst mining disasters. People across Britain fell silent ...
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 ...
Low Birth Rates, Aging Population Could Make South Korea World's Oldest Country By 2045
Tech Times - 2/3/2016 8:15:10 AM
Japan is not the only nation in Asia suffering from a low population of newborn babies. Because of low birth rates and a rapidly aging population, South Korea may inevitably become the world's oldest country in 30 years. What's more, unless the population ...
World Bank says, Bangladesh has answers for the world to end poverty
daily-sun.com - 10/16/2016 2:45:55 PM
The story says, Once considered one of the poorest countries in the world, Bangladesh is a rising lower middle ... The number of women in the workforce has doubled while the birth rate has tumbled from 6.2 births per woman in 1990, to just 2.2 today.
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 ...
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 ...