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
Spanish government creates new sex position to stimulate low birth rate
RT - 2/27/2017 1:11:25 PM
Last year Spain recorded more deaths than births for the first time since World War II prompting Prime Minister ... a staggering 18 percent since 2008, leaving the country with one of the lowest birth rates in the European Union, hovering just above ...
Spain appoints 'minister for sex' to reverse nation's plummeting birth rate
FOX News - 2/27/2017 9:03:52 PM
The government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed world. Prime minister Mariano Rajoy appointed Edelmira Barreira as the country’s sex tsar to get Spaniards to produce more babies. The country is ...
One European country creates office of Sex Tsar to deal with declining birth rates
secretsofthefed.com - 2/28/2017 1:14:25 AM
The Spanish government has taken a radical step to arrest the country’s declining birth ... the nation’s sliding birth rate. Last year Spain recorded more deaths than births for the first time since World War II prompting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ...
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The average for women at birth will exceed 85 years in many countries, but South Korea ... according to the World Health Organization. Unhealthier lifestyles among men, including higher rates of smoking and alcohol consumption, have long meant a greater ...
Civil servant's death highlights world's lowest birth rate
Yahoo News - 2/26/2017 4:51:32 AM
Trying to raise the world's lowest birth rate is among the missions of South ... and eat dinner together was an unimaginable dream." - Workaholic country - According to official statistics, the average South Korean works 2,113 hours a year, the second ...
Spain appoints SEX TSAR to encourage couples to have more nookie to boost country's 'catastrophically' low birth rate
Mirror - 2/27/2017 8:56:43 PM
While many European countries are seeing a decline in birth rates, Spain's figures means it has one of the lowest in the developed world. Spain’s birthrate has fallen by 18 percent since 2008, according to figures from Eurostat. And between 1977 and 2015 ...
Caesarean birth rate in Ireland about three times the recommended figure
Irish Examiner - 2/22/2017 1:14:22 AM
The caesarean birth rate in this country is about three times the figure recommended by the World Health Organisation. A maternity care conference held yesterday heard the rate in 2015 was 32.3% for women having their first baby and 30% for women having ...
World Health Organization Officials Predict Improved Life Expectancy Rates by 2030
themonitordaily.com - 2/23/2017 12:33:13 PM
In contrast, according to a 2015 World Health Organization survey, the average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years ... on longevity patterns and mortality rates pulled from 35 industrialized nations, including countries with an advanced economy ...
Spain has appointed a ‘minister for sex’ to urge couples to have more babies and reverse the nation’s plummeting birth rate
The Sun - 2/27/2017 5:00:29 PM
The government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed world. Edelmira Barreira is Spain’s new Minister of Sex with the job of boosting the country’s birth rate Prime minister Mariano Rajoy appointed ...
The Data Revolution in Developing Countries Has a Long Way to Go
Forbes - 2/25/2017 11:33:35 AM
Birth ... statistics countrywide, compared with approximately 5,300 and 16,000 in Vietnam (a bit richer) and Indonesia (middle income), respectively. Naturally, as new technologies emerge, the number of people may not be an accurate way to measure a ...
Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030
Medical Xpress - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization ... homicide rate and obesity among high-income countries. The UK's average life expectancy at birth for women will be 85.3 years in 2030.
Spain appoints ‘sex tsar’ as population dips
Punemirror - 2/27/2017 12:49:57 PM
A declining birth-rate is a common feature across many European countries but Spain’s figures means it has one of the lowest birth-rates in the developed world. In response and faced with an impending population crisis, the government has appointed ...
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 ...
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 ...