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
Liver Cancer Is Becoming A Top Killer In Poor Countries
NPR News - 12/9/2016 9:20:00 PM
In sub-Saharan Africa, we can prevent mother-to-child transmission by vaccinating the child soon after birth ... by the World Health Organization. Prevention is crucial. Even in wealthy countries like the U.S., liver cancer has low survival rates.
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 ...
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 ...
Dangers posed by Scotland’s low birth rate
www.thecourier.co.uk - 12/5/2016 9:36:05 AM
Our birth rate continues to fall, migration into Scotland is low and we continue to provide free university places to young people from other countries ... Though some of the 16 are far from world famous, their events were shown on BBC television which ...
What really ails South Korea isn’t Park Geun-hye
Washington Post - 12/10/2016 9:40:18 PM
Asia’s fourth-largest economy, a de facto G-10 country and arguably one of the ... As one of the world’s fastest-aging societies with virtually irreversible low birth rates, South Korea faces declining labor pools, lower productivity gains and ...
The richest countries in the world
MSN - 11/20/2016 11:58:33 PM
Across the country, citizens enjoy some of the best educational and health outcomes worldwide. More than one-fourth of Australians have at least a bachelor’s degree, one of the highest attainment rates in the world. The life expectancy at birth in the ...
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 ...
Rwanda: Researchers Call for Improved Birth Registration System
AllAfrica - 12/7/2016 9:33:42 AM
According to George Gitau, the World Vision Rwanda country director, the research will impact ... by introducing sensitisation campaigns in communities to keep the birth registration rate rising," Gitau told The New Times. The Government introduced a ...
Caesarean Births Changing Human Evolution
Maroc Journal - 12/7/2016 12:32:40 PM
With an average rate of 154.3 caesarean sections per 1,000 births, Israel has the lowest prevalence of such procedures out of 34 OECD countries – while also ... who gathered data from the World Health Organization and other large birth studies, found ...
Caesarean births 'affecting human evolution' - scientists
Canal CNC Arauca - 12/6/2016 2:57:01 PM
With an average rate of 154.3 caesarean sections per 1,000 births, Israel has the lowest prevalence of such procedures out of 34 OECD countries - while also having ... a mathematical model using data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other ...
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.
Nearly a quarter of the world's children live in conflict or disaster-stricken countries: UNICEF
Marketwired - 12/9/2016 7:43:58 AM
The new figures are released as UNICEF, on Sunday 11 December 2016, marks 70 years of relentless work in the world's toughest places ... In 2015, more than 9.7 million births were registered in 54 countries with support from UNICEF. Water, sanitation ...
On World Aids Day, Cuba’s Socialist Health Model Sets Example
teleSUR - 12/1/2016 5:04:38 PM
... recognized Cuba as the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis. With Cuba's mother-to-child transmission rate of HIV below 2 percent of births, and syphilis transmission less than 0.5 percent ...