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, 2012See also: Birth rate map
Norway 'is taking foreign children away from their parents because it has the highest rates of inbreeding in the world': Country forced to deny claims after Lithuanian child is ...
Daily Mail - 4/14/2015 4:46:41 AM
A Lithuanian talk show has accused Norway of stealing their children in an attempt to tackle 'the highest rate of inbreeding ... of babies being born with birth defects. 'Inbreeding in Norway is the greatest in the world, and the same is true of the ...
The cool site that makes your kids realize they have it pretty good. Or, maybe they don’t.
Cool Mom Tech - 4/21/2015 11:26:24 AM
Lately I’ve gotten sucked into a new website called If It Were My Home, which compares countries around the world ... by Fiji or Hong Kong or Afghanistan. The statistics about life expectancy, income, birth rate, and energy are pretty high-concept ...
Why I think that India may already have negetive population growth rate
Pakistan Defence - 4/14/2015 7:38:29 AM
India’s birth rate shrinks: study - Livemint Now, in a developed country a fertily of 2.1 is required for a ... India has 2.3. And 2.33 is the world average for replacement level fertility. India's 2.3 rate was for 2013 and the rate is decreasing every ...
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The Street - 4/20/2015 8:38:46 PM
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and ... for BreastPumps Market II-17Declining Birth Rates in Few Countries: A Key Cause for Concern II-17Table 6 ...
World’s Biggest Tube Bell to Celebrate Denmark's New Borns
News Week - 4/14/2015 8:21:26 AM
The world’s largest tubular bell will ring every time a ... down from 1.87 in 2013. The country’s birth rate has been below the ‘replacement rate’ - the level which is needed to stop population decline - since the 1970s, and its estimated that ...
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 ...
Low birth rates can actually pay off in the U.S. and other countries
UC Berkeley News Center - 10/10/2014 7:30:00 AM
The results challenge previous assumptions about population growth. Researchers in 40 countries correlated birth rates with economic data and concluded that a moderately low birth rate – a little below two children per woman – can actually boost a ...
What Iceland Did to Become the Most Feminist Country in the World
Mic - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
But, Iceland's embrace of the #FreeTheNipple movement should not be a surprise considering the country's impressive track record of forward-thinking and feminist proclivities. When the World Economic ... Even their male-to-female birth ratio is nearly ...
Thailand Sees Weak Growth, Trade
Economy Watch - 4/21/2015 12:59:27 PM
With an unemployment rate below 1%, Thailand is one of the most fully employed nations in the world, and the country has enjoyed high employment ... in its working-age population as historically high birth rates fall. The study also saw that the dependency ...
WHO alarmed by C-section rise
Bio Edge - 4/11/2015 3:05:51 PM
Caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high- and middle-income countries. In the US, about one in three women gives birth via C-section. In Brazil more than half of all births are ...
Ontario hospitals strive to cut C-section rates
CBC - 4/21/2015 2:00:54 AM
The alternative is a vaginal birth after ... the World Health Organization raised a similar point in a statement calling for an internationally-accepted classification to be adopted to monitor and compare C-section rates across countries and regions.
WHO warns of ‘epidemic’ of C-sections in wealthy countries
The Telegraph - 4/11/2015 6:59:05 AM
THE UN’s World Health Organisation has warned that too many women in developing and wealthy countries are resorting unnecessarily to caesarean sections to give birth. Other pregnant ... via caesarean section in 2011. Rates have risen sharply in Australia ...
Midwifery, home birth making a comeback as alternatives to hospital trips
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 4/17/2015 11:55:36 PM
The World Health Organization recommends a cesarean section rate of no more than 10 to 15 percent ... In recent years, more hospitals around the country have partnered with birth centers or opened their own. Some women feel that a birth center within ...
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Busbyway - 4/17/2015 2:37:15 PM
World Patent Marketing Announces Another April Success ... Bella for all their great ideas in helping me design the product." Though the birth rates in developed economies countries are low, the high level of disposable incomes and changes in social ...
Could South Korea's Low Birth Rate Really Mean Extinction?
NBC News - 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
South Korea’s population will become completely extinct by 2750 if the country’s birth rate of 1.19 children per woman continues. The country currently has one of the lowest fertility rates in the world, leading only Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and Singapore.