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
China's birth rate rises but falls short of government estimates
The Guardian - 1/23/2017 8:59:26 AM
Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA China’s birth rate last year was the highest this century, as the country felt the effect of the end ... one of the worst gender imbalances in the world and selective abortions of female foetuses. Officials have said the ...
China sees rise in birth rate after one child policy scrapped
India - 1/23/2017 11:58:24 AM
Beijing, Jan 23 (PTI) Over 18.46 million new babies were born in China last year registering an increase of 11.5 per cent after the world’s most ... based on birth certificates released last year, is closer to the country’s actual birth situation ...
China birth rate up after one-child rule change
herald.co.zw - 1/24/2017 10:34:18 PM
China last year saw its highest number of births this century ... Since the late 1970s, strict measures in the world’s most populous country restricted most couples to only a single child, with violators facing fines and even forced abortions.
China's birth rate up after one-child policy abandoned
United Press International - 1/23/2017 11:51:14 AM
Jan. 23 (UPI) --China's birth rate increased 11.5 percent last year when compared to the year prior after the country's one-child policy was abandoned, officials said. The National Health and Family Planning Commission said 18.46 million births occurred in ...
China SeesA Rise In Birth Rate After The 30 Year Old One Child Policy Was Scrapped
Outlook India - 1/23/2017 3:25:59 PM
Over 18.46 million new babies were born in China last year registering an increase of 11.5 per cent after the ... 2016 to the country's relaxation in family planning rules. However, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS ...
Raw Data: Teen birth rate falls in Michigan, U.S.
Detroit Free Press - 1/14/2017 5:28:12 AM
... compared with that of other developed countries. Canada's fertility rate was 9 births per 1,000 teenagers in 2015, while the United Kingdom's teen birth rate was 14, according to statistics from the World Bank. In the U.S. the teen birth rate ...
China’s spike in births will not alleviate its ageing problem
The Economist online - 1/24/2017 6:23:46 PM
... most populous country in the world, but is also one of the fastest-ageing. So it was with some fanfare that the National Health and Family Planning Commission announced on January 22nd that the country’s birth rate shot up in 2016. Almost 18m babies ...
China claims success from 'two-child' policy as 2016 birth rates rise
Reuters - 1/23/2017 3:30:10 AM
SHANGHAI China's decision to allow all couples to have two children instead of one has resulted in birth rates rising to the highest level since 2000, a government official said. New births in the world's most ... concerned that the country's dwindling ...
China's Birth Rate Rises In 2016 But Falls Short Of Estimates Due To High Costs
www.chinamoneynetwork.com - 1/20/2017 3:15:14 PM
China's decision to allow all couples to have two children instead of one has resulted in birth rates rising to the highest ... according to new birth numbers released by the country yesterday. New births in the world's most populous nation reached 17.86 ...
World’s Top 10 Countries Where Women Are Disproportionately Affected By HIV And AIDS!! Shockingly, all are African countries!!
howafrica.com - 1/19/2017 12:03:09 PM
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), if left untreated, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and can infect anyone, anywhere in the world ... has a 64% infection rate for women and Ethiopia reports 62%. Countries where 61% of HIV infected ...
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 ...
Gag me: Trump's anti-abortion executive order
CNN - 1/24/2017 1:30:16 PM
Organizations as diverse as the World Health Organization ... and adopted by the local government and NGOs, birth control use was low, particularly compared to use rates in countries that hadn't been saturated with anti-abortion, pro-abstinence messaging.
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 ...
The abortion rate is at an all-time low — and better birth control is largely to thank
Vox - 1/18/2017 3:53:24 PM
The abortion rate mostly fell because more women used birth control ... for three decades in the developed world, as Vox’s Sarah Kliff has explained. But in developing African, Asian, and Latin American countries, rates have either held steady or ...
Oklahoma preterm birth rates remain steady
Edmond Sun - 1/15/2017 2:16:44 PM
“Americans lead the world in medical research and care ... according to final data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Across the country, preterm birth rates were nearly 48 percent higher among black women and more than 15 percent ...