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
Raw Data: Teen birth rate falls in Michigan, U.S.
Detroit Free Press - 1/14/2017 5:28:12 AM
... compared with that of other developed countries. Canada's fertility rate was 9 births per 1,000 teenagers in 2015, while the United Kingdom's teen birth rate was 14, according to statistics from the World Bank. In the U.S. the teen birth rate ...
Record low U.S. birth rate
tctimes.com - 1/13/2017 1:14:41 PM
With the U.S. birth rate hitting a record low ... especially when you think about starving children in poor parts of the world where there’s not enough food for everybody. In countries where resources are severely limited, and economic policies ...
Oklahoma preterm birth rates remain steady
Edmond Sun - 1/15/2017 2:16:44 PM
“Americans lead the world in medical research and care ... according to final data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Across the country, preterm birth rates were nearly 48 percent higher among black women and more than 15 percent ...
One of the most Catholic countries in the world will give free birth control to millions of women
Reading Eagle - 1/12/2017 6:42:10 AM
About 80 percent of the ... the National Statistics Office in 2010. Implementation of the RPRH Act, which sat in Congress for more than a decade before it was enacted, has been bogged down in the courts. In July 2015, when about 400,000 birth control ...
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 ...
FEATURE: Number crunchers in the spotlight ahead of UN World Data Forum
UN News Centre - 1/12/2017 11:52:57 PM
especially in developing countries, is on the top of the global statistical community's agenda. Srdjan Mrkic, Chief, Demographic Statistics Section, said that around the world, 100-120 million children are born without a birth certificate every year.
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 ...
Philippines will give free birth control to millions of women
The Boston Globe - 1/13/2017 5:00:46 AM
About 80 percent of the country ... National Statistics Office in 2010. Implementation of the RPRH Act, which sat in Congress for more than a decade before it was enacted, has been bogged down in the courts. In July 2015, when about 400,000 birth control ...
Natality rate in Europe is dramatically dropping
stocknewsusa.com - 1/11/2017 1:45:41 PM
The first World War, which led to many deaths of young aged ... In the South, where up to one in four women born in the 70s could remain childless, the birth rate declined the most. In countries such as Spain, Greece or Italy, encompassing “difficulties ...
This Country Is Challenging the Catholic Church By Giving Away Free Birth Control
FORTUNE - 1/12/2017 4:07:40 PM
Subscribe to The World’s Most Powerful Women ... the Philippines is the only Asian country where the teenage pregnancy rate has risen in the past two decades. The country passed a universal birth control law four years ago after more than a decade ...
Citizenship by Investment: A Symbiotic Relationship Between Country and Applicant
Yahoo Finance - 1/16/2017 4:31:33 PM
This small country ... rate. In particular, under the strong leadership of Dr. the Honorable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Program has become one of the best-managed immigration and nationality programs in the world.
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 ...
British village has higher birth rate than world's most densely populated countries
Daily Telegraph - 9/3/2009 7:49:00 AM
A tiny British village has a higher birth rate than the world's five most densely populated countries, official figures show. Cambourne in Cambridgeshire produced 24.1 births per 1,000 women in 2009 - almost double the UK average of 12.1. The village has ...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Which Countries Have It Most?
ALLMEDIANY - 1/13/2017 6:22:29 PM
According to UPI, fetal alcohol syndrome is a preventable birth defect caused by heavy alcohol use ... worldwide and the prevalence varies based on regions of the world. Certain countries had nearly 45 percent of women report drinking alcohol during ...
SHOCKING New Statistics Show Ireland In Top Five Countries In The World For Alcohol Use In Pregnancy
herfamily.ie - 1/16/2017 11:16:36 AM
The research found that, globally, nearly 10 percent of women drink alcohol during pregnancy, with wide variations by country and WHO region. Appallingly, the rate of alcohol consumption ... a fully preventable birth defect characterised by mental ...