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
Japan in transition: The world’s biggest mobilization of elderly workers is underway
Financial Post - 8/16/2016 6:11:17 AM
The country is currently home to the world’s most rapidly aging population, while declining birth rates and low immigration mean Japan is expected to lose a million people a year in the coming decades. TOKYO — Keiko Suzuki is increasingly seen as the ...
America's birth rate is now a national emergency
The Week Magazine - 8/12/2016 2:01:19 PM
It is the world's biggest food producer and a gargantuan country with very little density. There is no reason for the United States to have a weak birth rate — and it is a national emergency that it does. Yet no one seems worried. And that might be the ...
Texas leads the developed world in maternal mortality rate
Daily Kos - 8/23/2016 10:49:19 AM
After Texas decided that it was going to wage a war against Planned Parenthood - cutting clinics of any public funding or forcing them closed with abusive medically unnecessary legislation - maternal mortality rate has risen to third world levels.
“The Decline of the American Empire”
Arutz Sheva - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Mr. Arcand understood that the plummeting birth rate was linked to hedonism ... everyone assumed the Japanese were on a path to owning the world. But the country’s robust economic facade concealed a crumbling demographic structure.”
These 10 countries have the best parental leave policies in the world
The Business Insider - 8/22/2016 3:22:31 PM
Out of the world's ... and a flat rate covers the rest. Mothers in Estonia are given 140 days of fully paid pregnancy and maternity leave, which may begin 30-70 days before the expected delivery date. Similar to the Nordic countries to the north ...
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 ...
20,000 teenage girls give birth daily in developing countries
bisiadewale.com - 8/18/2016 6:19:03 PM
Speaking at an event to mark the 2016 World Population Day with the theme ... and neglected girls in terms of planning and statistics.20,000 teenage girls give birth daily in developing countries According to New Telegraph report, the medical expert ...
WHO Releases Alarming Stats Concerning US and Maternal Death Rate
naturalsociety.com - 8/23/2016 12:55:10 AM
Many women infected with Zika give birth to babies who have microcephaly ... And while 99% of deaths from childbirth and complications occur in third world countries, researchers say that America’s statistics are alarmingly disproportionate.
American Women Are Still Dying in Childbirth at Alarming Rates
Mother Jones - 8/19/2016 8:41:02 PM
In dramatic contrast to the rest of the developed world, the rate of women dying because ... issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 157 other countries reported a decrease in their maternal mortality rates. Maternal mortality is defined as death while ...
Perinatal Psychiatry, Birth Trauma and Perinatal PTSD: An Interview with Dr. Rebecca Moore
PLOS BLOGS - 8/24/2016 6:01:48 AM
Dr. Moore is passionate about improving services for women traumatized by birth and hosts an annual forum on Birth Trauma in London in December each year. Her goal is to form networks with those working with families with Birth Trauma around the world to ...
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 ...
America’s Looming Demographic Winter: Our Birth Rate is So Low It’s a National Emergency
Life News - 8/19/2016 12:55:45 PM
often referred to as the “birth rate.” If the “total fertility rate” drops below 2.1 children per woman, a country’s population will shrink unless there are compensating levels of immigration. And that’s what’s been happening in the U.S ...
America's Birth Rate Lowest Ever. Yeah, We're Doomed
creativeminorityreport.com - 8/14/2016 7:13:54 PM
The Week reports: There are now only 59.6 births per 1,000 women, the lowest rate ever recorded in the United States ... The more productive people you have in your society, the healthier your country's economy. It's an idea that was obvious back in ...
The Economic Crisis of Greying World: 30 Countries have more Elderly than Children
juancole.com - 8/10/2016 4:09:33 AM
with 75 countries or close to half the world’s population experiencing rates below the replacement level of about two births per woman. In addition to rising life expectancies at birth, people are living longer than ever before as mortality rates among ...