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, 2020See also: Birth rate map
US birth rates just plummeted to their lowest since the baby boom era
Yahoo - 3/3/2021 2:46:00 PM
Despite being cooped up indoors, people haven't been busy making babies during the coronavirus pandemic. Stress and financial loss could be to blame.
Global Clinical Nutrition Market By Type, By Application, By Segmentation, By Region, and By Country 2021
MarketWatch - 3/3/2021 10:37:00 AM
Global clinical nutrition market driving due to the rising rate of premature birth rate and increasing metabolic
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries the student loan debt, low incomes, and climate change facing 'entire generations' as birth rates continue to fall
Business Insider on MSN.com - 3/4/2021 3:54:24 AM
While new data shows a 7% drop in births in December — nine months after the pandemic began — experts say the 2020 fall is part of a larger downturn.
Shifting roles, changes in economy, rising cost of living blamed for Thailand’s falling birth rate
nationthailand - 3/2/2021 6:22:00 AM
The rising cost of living, economy and changing role of women in society have been identified as the reasons for the drop in Thailand’s birth rate.
No baby boom in China as births fall by nearly a third in 2020
Mint - 2/9/2021 8:58:00 AM
Chinese state media in December quoted civil affairs minister Li Jiheng as saying the country's fertility rate has "dropped dangerously", well below the population replacement rate of 2.1 births ...
The Birth Rate in China Dropped Substantially This Year
Futurism - 2/10/2021 8:14:00 PM
China’s birth rate took a steep dive last year ... China’s population isn’t aging as severely as that of countries like Japan, but an ongoing decline in new births could still spell trouble ...
China population: tumbling regional birth rates signal scale of country’s ageing crisis
South China Morning Post - 2/10/2021 8:25:00 AM
Despite the delayed publication of national population data, a slew of local birth statistics in China has hinted at a growing population crisis in the world’s most populous country. Births are ...
The decline in the US birth rate is not about moral failure, it's about economics
The Guardian - 2/9/2021 5:41:00 PM
Whose country, and whose babies, is always the unaddressed question in these conversations, and it is notable that those who think that America’s declining birth ... rates in the developed world ...
China considers new actions to lift flagging birth rate
Channel NewsAsia Singapore - 2/19/2021 1:26:00 PM
BEIJING: China is considering additional measures to increase its flagging birth rate ... is projected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country by 2027. This service is not ...
Letter: China’s falling birth rate should be welcomed
The Financial Times - 2/12/2021 5:27:00 AM
Your article (“Number of registered newborns in China drops 15% in 2020”, Report, February 10) treats such a decline in birth numbers ... people in every country in the world.