St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines was 15.77 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 47.88 in 1960 and a minimum value of 15.77 in 2015.

Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vita

See also:

Year Value
1960 47.88
1961 47.30
1962 46.65
1963 45.94
1964 45.19
1965 44.41
1966 43.61
1967 42.82
1968 42.02
1969 41.22
1970 40.40
1971 39.53
1972 38.60
1973 37.60
1974 36.55
1975 35.48
1976 34.42
1977 33.41
1978 32.47
1979 31.61
1980 30.84
1981 30.11
1982 29.42
1983 28.74
1984 28.06
1985 27.39
1986 26.77
1987 26.20
1988 25.69
1989 25.24
1990 24.84
1991 24.46
1992 24.08
1993 23.67
1994 23.23
1995 22.75
1996 22.21
1997 21.64
1998 21.06
1999 20.47
2000 19.90
2001 19.39
2002 18.95
2003 18.58
2004 18.29
2005 18.06
2006 17.88
2007 17.71
2008 17.53
2009 17.32
2010 17.09
2011 16.84
2012 16.57
2013 16.31
2014 16.04
2015 15.77

Limitations and Exceptions: Vital registers are the preferred source for these data, but in many developing countries systems for registering births and deaths are absent or incomplete because of deficiencies in the coverage of events or geographic areas. Many developing countries carry out special household surveys that ask respondents about recent births and deaths. Estimates derived in this way are subject to sampling errors and recall errors.

Statistical Concept and Methodology: Vital rates are based on data from birth and death registration systems, censuses, and sample surveys by national statistical offices and other organizations, or on demographic analysis. Data for the most recent year for some high-income countries are provisional estimates based on vital registers. The estimates for many countries are projections based on extrapolations of levels and trends from earlier years or interpolations of population estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population