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
Thailand confirms SE Asia’s first Zika-linked birth defects
The Hindu - 9/30/2016 5:28:03 PM
The World Health ... and chikungunya. Statistics issued by Thai health officials show more than 300 confirmed Zika cases since the start of the year. On Thursday, U.S. health officials advised pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast ...
Erdoğan banned caesarean sections
www.deviantworld.com - 10/1/2016 6:28:19 AM
... highest caesarean section rate of any OECD country – one in every two women gives birth by caesarean. This rate has risen from 26% in 1998, far surpassing the optimal rate of 15% recommended by the World Health Organisation. There is no doubt that ...
Lowest Birth Rates In The World By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 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 ...
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 ...
US world's most expensive country to give birth, reveals study
India TV - 9/16/2016 10:20:51 AM
The US is the most expensive place in the world for women to give birth, according to a new ... The report said while high income countries had taken many steps to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rates, the cost of maternity care could be high ...
Pregnant women warned about travel to these 11 Southeast Asian countries
CBS News - 9/30/2016 12:20:15 PM
The World Health ... fever and chikungunya. Statistics issued by Thai health officials show more than 300 confirmed Zika cases since the start of the year. The CDC says that the level of risk for Zika virus infection in the 11 countries in the travel ...
Germany sees 'turning point' in birth rate decline
7 News Yahoo - 9/24/2016 2:18:55 AM
Despite the turnaround, Germany's birth rate remains below the replacement rate of 2.1 children per woman. The country's low birth rate has contributed to shaping much of the European economic giant's policies, including questions surrounding state ...
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 ...
How Europe is slowly dying despite an increasing world population
Daily Telegraph - 2/16/2015 8:24:36 AM
That means we are a dying country." But the outlook for the rest of Europe and the West is not that different, especially in eastern Europe where World Bank data shows the average birth rate in central Europe and the Baltic countries is 12.6 per 1,000 ...
European Countries by Birth Rate
mapsofworld.com - 8/31/1997 11:52:54 PM
Among the European Countries, Germany and Italy have the lowest birth rate. Below is the map of Europe showing the top ten countries having lowest birth rate along with table stating birth rates of these countries.
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 ...
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 ...
Abortion rate in Vietnam highest in Asia
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 9/30/2016 12:13:06 PM
Doctors blame a lack of sex education and birth control measures for causing the ... that abortions are down from 470,000 five years ago, a rate that put Vietnam among the world’s top countries. Teenage abortions also dropped from more than 9,000 to ...
Italy is a 'dying country' says minister as birth rate plummets
The Guardian - 2/13/2015 12:35:43 AM
National statistics office ISTAT said on Thursday the number of ... to turn the trend around in the coming years,” added the minister. Developed countries the world over are counting the costs of an ageing population, such as rising pension payouts ...
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.