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
Poorest Countries In Africa
worldatlas.com - 11/28/2016 11:49:03 PM
The poorest countries in Africa are thus also the poorest countries in the world ... High fertility rates, poor health infrastructure, lack of education, landlocked status, desert terrain, overpopulation, lack of awareness about birth control are only ...
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 ...
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 ...
How Ebola changed a country
The Hindu - 12/2/2016 12:14:08 AM
Even prior to the crisis, in late 2013, the country had one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the world. The spike in teenage pregnancy is being largely attributed to disruption of already fragile health systems including family planning and birth ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
OMG! 650 Nigerian Babies Die Daily
nigeriatoday.ng - 12/8/2016 10:32:46 PM
“According to statistics, 27 out of every 1,000 births die in Nigeria ... (born too early – before they are physically ready to face the world). “Nigeria ranks third among the countries with the highest number of preterm births globally with an ...
Poor Nutrition Around the World
Ag Web - 12/5/2016 6:32:57 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... birth and their infants often are born with low birth weight, a problem which is frequently associated with high mortality rates. Many people in developing countries now experience both malnutrition and over-nutrition ...
Allons Enfants: Demographic Trends In France – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 12/8/2016 5:07:40 AM
France’s slide into lower birth rates preceded the other countries of the continent by approximately 100 years. At the end of the 1930s, the country had the world’s oldest population. The French population, which has doubled over a period of two ...
Dropping fertility rates are a threat to the global economy
The Business Insider - 11/28/2016 7:31:22 PM
In developed nations the introduction of commercially available birth control has played ... Today, 46% of the world’s population lives in countries that are below the average global replacement rate of 2.1 children per woman. Because these countries ...
3 in 4 Maternal, Newborn and Young Child Deaths Occur in just 20 Countries, Report Reveals
8 ABC kait8.com - 11/25/2016 6:51:58 PM
The new report highlights nine main killers which are responsible for the high mortality rates in ... from over 140 countries, enabling them to work together to improve the physical, mental and social health of all children, from birth to adolescence.
Health of the U.S. falls behind peer countries
Ashtabula Star-Beacon - 11/29/2016 12:24:51 AM
When compared to other high-income countries, the United States has a higher rate of poverty, income inequity and children more likely to grow up in poverty. The United State was once the world leader in education; however, students in many other high ...