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
Civil servant's death highlights world's lowest birth rate
Yahoo News - 2/26/2017 4:51:32 AM
Trying to raise the world's lowest birth rate is among the missions of South ... and eat dinner together was an unimaginable dream." - Workaholic country - According to official statistics, the average South Korean works 2,113 hours a year, the second ...
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The average for women at birth will exceed 85 years in many countries, but South Korea ... according to the World Health Organization. Unhealthier lifestyles among men, including higher rates of smoking and alcohol consumption, have long meant a greater ...
Spanish government creates new sex position to stimulate low birth rate
RT - 2/27/2017 1:11:25 PM
Last year Spain recorded more deaths than births for the first time since World War II prompting Prime Minister ... a staggering 18 percent since 2008, leaving the country with one of the lowest birth rates in the European Union, hovering just above ...
Spain appoints 'minister for sex' to reverse nation's plummeting birth rate
FOX News - 2/27/2017 9:03:52 PM
The government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed world. Prime minister Mariano Rajoy appointed Edelmira Barreira as the country’s sex tsar to get Spaniards to produce more babies. The country is ...
China Worried By Not Enough Babies
lunaticoutpost.com - 2/26/2017 11:56:51 PM
You can forget about Ehrlich's "population bomb". Birth rates are so low around the world that countries are spending big to encourage births. It is so bad in Japan and Europe that their economies could collapse from lack of people. In China, after decades ...
Caesarean birth rate in Ireland about three times the recommended figure
Irish Examiner - 2/22/2017 1:14:22 AM
The caesarean birth rate in this country is about three times the figure recommended by the World Health Organisation. A maternity care conference held yesterday heard the rate in 2015 was 32.3% for women having their first baby and 30% for women having ...
One European country creates office of Sex Tsar to deal with declining birth rates
secretsofthefed.com - 2/28/2017 1:14:25 AM
The Spanish government has taken a radical step to arrest the country’s declining birth ... the nation’s sliding birth rate. Last year Spain recorded more deaths than births for the first time since World War II prompting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ...
Spain appoints SEX TSAR to encourage couples to have more nookie to boost country's 'catastrophically' low birth rate
Mirror - 2/28/2017 3:54:53 PM
While many European countries are seeing a decline in birth rates, Spain's figures means it has one of the lowest in the developed world. Spain’s birthrate has fallen by 18 percent since 2008, according to figures from Eurostat. And between 1977 and 2015 ...
Demographic Panic: China Considering 'Birth Rewards' to Encourage Citizens to Have More Babies
zerohedge.com - 2/27/2017 11:31:12 AM
Birth rates rose to 17.86 million in 2016 ... especially with a concomitant aging of populations in the world’s richest countries, constitutes an unprecedented shift that is redefining the global demographic, economic, and political landscape.
World Health Organization Officials Predict Improved Life Expectancy Rates by 2030
themonitordaily.com - 2/23/2017 12:33:13 PM
In contrast, according to a 2015 World Health Organization survey, the average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years ... on longevity patterns and mortality rates pulled from 35 industrialized nations, including countries with an advanced economy ...
Islam Will Overtake Christianity As The World’s Top Religion By 2070: Pew Report
The Inquisitr - 3/1/2017 4:43:48 PM
A new report released by the Pew Research Center claims that analysis of global demographic trends shows that Islam will overtake Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070 ... and the birth rates among major Muslim populations ...
Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030
Medical Xpress - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization ... homicide rate and obesity among high-income countries. The UK's average life expectancy at birth for women will be 85.3 years in 2030.
China considers baby bonus for couples to have second child
Your Erie - 2/28/2017 4:44:59 PM
HONG KONG (CNN) - In a bid to reach higher birth rate targets, the Chinese government may consider giving families financial incentives to have a second child. It marks a dramatic turnaround from more than four decades of the country's overturned one-child ...
Spain has appointed a ‘minister for sex’ to urge couples to have more babies and reverse the nation’s plummeting birth rate
The Sun - 2/27/2017 5:00:29 PM
The government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed world. Edelmira Barreira is Spain’s new Minister of Sex with the job of boosting the country’s birth rate Prime minister Mariano Rajoy appointed ...