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
Singapore's low birth rate poses economic problems, as Asia's demographic stress rises
CNBC - 7/26/2016 1:06:54 AM
Singapore's policymakers have long battled the country's low birth rate, and even a recent helping hand from start ... pension provision by the working-age population. According to the World Bank, East Asia and the Pacific areas are ageing the fastest ...
The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 4
Patheos - 7/19/2016 5:00:06 PM
But, the United Nations says 2.1. However, all across Europe, there is not a single country whose birth rate tops 1.5. The only exception is France who recently added several financial incentives to encourage people to have babies. After World War II ...
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 ...
3 Demographic Trends Changing Our World
pewtrusts.org - 7/19/2016 9:17:48 PM
Today, 244 million people live outside their birth countries—three times the rate in 1960. The migrant population would rank as the fifth largest country in the world. Although the European refugee crisis has received much attention, Dimock said ...
All-female medical clinic in Kabul treats women whose lives are devastated by fistula
nytlive.nytimes.com - 7/28/2016 4:13:38 PM
In Afghanistan, a medical condition known as fistula, rare in the developed world and commonly ... each year in in the country. “We see a lot of girls, maybe around 70 percent, who come in [with fistula] because they gave birth too young,” said Dr ...
World Hepatitis Day 2016: What is the viral condition affecting 400 million people globally?
International Business Times - 7/27/2016 10:55:41 PM
In developing countries with poor sanitary conditions and hygienic practices, around 90% of children have been infected with the hepatitis A virus before the age of 10. Approximately 15 million people across the world are chronically coinfected with HDV ...
World Fatty Acids Supplements Market worth 4,477.8 million USD by 2020
Medgadget - 7/21/2016 12:51:22 AM
Countries such as India and China have high birth rates, which may boost the demand for omega-3 ingredients ... Asia-Pacific, and rest of the world). In terms of value, the global fatty acids supplements market grew from USD 1,430.0 million in 2010 to ...
Netflix Will Air New STAR TREK Series In All But Two Unimportant Countries
birthmoviesdeath.com - 7/17/2016 11:57:39 PM
At any rate, today we learn that CBS All-Access will not be the only way to watch the new Star Trek. Within 24 hours of each episode’s premiere, Netflix will stream the show to 188 countries ... on Netflix around the world by the end of 2016.
Data revolution needs to deliver for world's poorest
Devex - 7/25/2016 4:45:50 PM
Meanwhile, in the poorest parts of the world, civil registration and vital statistics ... countries, basic challenges in civil registration and data collection are having real and serious adverse consequences on people’s lives. Take the case of birth ...
India ranks 130 out of 188 countries on HDI
Governance now - 7/15/2016 7:32:11 AM
The world’s ... other south Asian countries, says Human Development Report 2015. Expected years of schooling: 11.7 Gross national per capita income: 5,497 Gross national per capita income rank minus HDI rank: -4 Adolescent birth rate: 32.8 Females ...
How Europe is slowly dying despite an increasing world population
Daily Telegraph - 2/16/2015 8:24:36 AM
That means we are a dying country." But the outlook for the rest of Europe and the West is not that different, especially in eastern Europe where World Bank data shows the average birth rate in central Europe and the Baltic countries is 12.6 per 1,000 ...
Germany replaces Japan as country with world's lower birth rate
The Independent - 5/30/2015 2:29:13 PM
Germany saw an average of 8.2 children born per 1,000 inhabitants over the past five years Sean Gallup/Getty Images Germany’s birth rate has fallen to the lowest in the world, according to a study by an auditing firm. The country has dropped below Japan ...
Yes, the World Is Going Berserk, but Inner Peace Is Still Possible
New York Times - 7/20/2016 10:13:53 PM
Previous studies showed that people living in cities risked experiencing anxiety and mood disorders at a much higher rate than noncity dwellers ... the anonymity the online world affords. The digital economy has given birth to dozens of online meal ...
World Hepatitis Day : The health threat we are ignoring New Delhi
Financial Express - 7/28/2016 4:56:35 PM
With 28 July being observed as World Hepatitis Day, here are some things that you ... “This shows that there is a ‘KAP (Knowledge/ Attitude/ Practice)-gap’ for hepatitis B in our country. Unfortunately, the disease is plagued with a lot of ...
The country with the lowest birth rate in the world might surprise you
Metro - 6/2/2015 5:31:46 PM
... s according to recent birth rate figures by the World Bank showing how just 8.28 babies are born per 1,000 people at the moment. Britain’s birth rate meanwhile is ranked at 152nd out of 208 countries at 12.68 babies per 1,000. The higher birth rate ...