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
Population: Germany Records Highest Birth Rate In Decades
informationng.com - 10/17/2016 10:41:21 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has singled out Germany’s birth rate, one of the world’s lowest and its ageing population as among the biggest challenges facing the country’s economy. Report says in spite of the increased number of births in 2015, ...
In Equatorial Guinea : School ban on pregnant teens divides country
pulse.ng - 10/20/2016 10:16:19 AM
A month into the new term, it is still too early to tell how many girls have been affected by the ban in a country where teenage girls come under heavy pressure to start a family. World Bank figures show that in 2014, the birth rate among Equatorial ...
Best Asian countries to retire in
humanresourcesonline.net - 10/24/2016 3:23:33 AM
Ageing populations, declining birth rates and a lack of robust retirement systems will see many countries struggle under the burden ... Now in its eighth year, the index covers nearly 60% of the world’s population, measuring 27 systems against more ...
Study: Asian immigrants to US giving birth at higher rates
Star-Herald - 10/26/2016 7:38:53 AM
Frey says that if it weren't for immigrants, the country's birth rate would be much lower, which could result in future problems as the current population ages. Demographers say a low birth rate can result in a deficit in the labor force and strained ...
Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050
The Guardian - 10/20/2016 3:38:26 PM
Low birth rate and high life expectancy ‘will lead to 5.3 million fewer inhabitants and over-65s making up 34% of total’ Spain by 2050 will be a depopulated nation dominated by elderly and single people, according to a report that predicts the country ...
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 ...
Scientists are bewildered by Zika’s path across Latin America
Washington Post - 10/25/2016 3:18:12 PM
It has the second-highest number of Zika infections in the world after ... of Zika-related birth defects in the country, with an additional 3,000 cases under investigation. A big problem in determining whether Brazil has a higher rate of Zika-related ...
Migrants push Germany's fertility rate to 33-year high
Canal CNC Arauca - 10/18/2016 1:28:58 AM
Germany and other advanced European economies have some of the world's lowest birth rates. But the figure is still ... including more than 800,000 asylum seekers who arrived in the country in 2015. While the rate climbed only marginally for German women ...
Immigration sends German birth rate to 30-year peak
The New Indian Express - 10/19/2016 7:54:20 AM
The birth rate in Germany has risen to its highest level in more than 30 years, due largely to immigration, raising hopes that the country can reverse decades of population decline. There was an average of 1.5 births for every woman living in Germany ...
German birthrate hits 33-year high, boosted by migrant babies
YNET News - 10/18/2016 4:16:36 PM
But the figure is still below the 2.0 births per woman that demographers define as the minimum fertility rate needed to ensure a population replaces itself. Germany and other advanced European economies have some of the world's lowest birthrates.
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 ...
FACTBOX-A century after arrest of birth-control pioneer, contraception at a glance
news.trust.org - 10/25/2016 8:33:09 PM
Women in the world's least developed countries use contraceptives at the ... while intrauterine devices are common in Asia and Europe. Birth-control pills are used most widely, according to the U.N. * Rates of male sterilization lag those of female ...
World Bank says, Bangladesh has answers for the world to end poverty
daily-sun.com - 10/16/2016 2:45:55 PM
The story says, Once considered one of the poorest countries in the world, Bangladesh is a rising lower middle ... The number of women in the workforce has doubled while the birth rate has tumbled from 6.2 births per woman in 1990, to just 2.2 today.
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 ...