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
Europe: The Substitution of a Population
israpundit.org - 8/27/2016 3:16:35 PM
you can feel all the sadness of a world that has consumed itself. In 2008, the countries of the European Union saw the birth of 5,469,000 children. Five years later, there were nearly half a million fewer, 5,075,000 — a decrease of 7%. Fertility 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Poland now most common foreign country of birth in UK
MSN - 8/23/2016 11:56:43 PM
Poland is the most common foreign country of birth for people living in Britain, overtaking India, according to official estimates released Thursday. An estimated 831,000 Polish-born people lived in Britain in 2015, said the Office for National Statistics ...
'We're throwing our heritage away!' Anti-immigrant caller's furious rant on LBC
The Daily Express - 8/26/2016 9:05:32 AM
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show Poland has now overtaken India as the most common non-UK country of birth for people in the UK ... “We have shaped the whole world. We gave the world the English language, we gave it the ...
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.
Lifelike Dolls Fail To Reduce Teenage Pregnancy Rates, Study Says
News Week - 8/26/2016 11:28:42 AM
“Similar programs are increasingly being offered in schools around the world, and evidence now suggests ... Switzerland boasts the lowest teenage birth rate of all developed countries—eight conceptions per 1,000—significantly less than the U.K ...
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 ...
The country with the lowest birth rate in the world might surprise you
Metro - 6/2/2015 5:31:46 PM
... s according to recent birth rate figures by the World Bank showing how just 8.28 babies are born per 1,000 people at the moment. Britain’s birth rate meanwhile is ranked at 152nd out of 208 countries at 12.68 babies per 1,000. The higher birth rate ...
World’s costliest home on market at $1.1B
Bankrate - 8/27/2016 6:55:30 AM
The world's most expensive house ... been owned by the family since 1924. RATE SEARCH: Do you need a 30-year mortgage? Compare mortgage rates today. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stayed in the home before the birth of their twins, according to the Daily ...
Germany passes Japan to have world's lowest birth rate - study
BBC - 5/29/2015 4:17:46 PM
A study says Germany's birth ... the country would need young immigrant workers to fill the significant skills gap. And more women were needed in the workforce to avoid economic problems. Germany has one of the highest migration rates in the world, but ...
Only twenty people in the world have this disease and Matilda is one of them
Birmingham Mail - 8/27/2016 11:56:09 AM
A Black Country girl who is one of an estimated 20 people in the WORLD to suffer from a rare disease has become ... The disease means she has morphic facial features, shorter limbs and grows at a slower rate than other children. She was born with only ...