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, 2019See also: Birth rate map
China's 2019 birth rate slowest in 70 years: stats bureau
Reuters - 1/17/2020 3:38:00 AM
China’s birth rate fell to its lowest last year since the founding of the People’s Republic of China 70 years ago, posing a long-term challenge for its government. The country’s birth rate stood at 10.
China’s birth rate is its lowest in decades. Other countries are facing the same trend.
Washington Post - 1/18/2020 10:00:00 AM
Birthrates in much of Latin America are declining — but Cuba stands out. The country’s low birth and fertility rates, coupled with steady emigration, means the population has long been shrinking. At the same time, Cuba has the oldest population in Latin America, putting further pressure on working-age people. “Developed countries have low ...
How do countries fight falling birth rates?
BBC - 1/16/2020 1:39:00 AM
France still has one of the highest fertility rates in the EU with 1.92 births per women, according to World Bank figures from 2017. A report published by France's national institute for demographic studies, Ined, describes the country as a "demographic exception" to the lower birth rate across much of Europe. Prof Gauthier says that reasons ...
Chinese birth rate slows to the lowest in the history of the People's Republic of China
ABC Business on MSN.com - 1/17/2020 11:20:00 PM
This week the US and China signed phase one of a new trade deal, defusing an 18-month conflict between the world's two largest economies. Meanwhile, as China's birth rate falls, divorce rates in the country are hitting record highs. In the first three quarters of 2019, about 3.1 million couples filed for divorce — compared with 7.1 million ...
China’s birth rate falls to lowest level in 70 years
The Irish Times - 1/17/2020 4:32:00 PM
The country’s birth rate stood at 10.48 per thousand, the lowest since 1949 ... according to data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Rapid aging is also under way in the world’s most populous nation, creating policy challenges for China’s leaders as they promise to guarantee healthcare and pension payments amid a slowing economy.
China's birth rate keeps dropping, despite getting rid of one-child policy
Newshub - 1/17/2020 7:34:00 PM
The country's birth rate stood at 10.48 per thousand, the lowest since 1949 ... Rapid ageing is also under way in the world's most populous nation, creating policy challenges for China's leaders as they promise to guarantee health care and pension payments amid a slowing economy. China's overall population totalled 1.4 billion at the end ...
China’s birth rate falls to lowest in communist era
The Independent on MSN.com - 1/17/2020 2:55:39 PM
China’s birth rate has fallen to its lowest since the founding of the communist People’s Republic 70 years ago. Last year there were 14.6 million births, a drop of 580,000 from the year before, according to a report from the National Bureau of Statistics released on Friday.
Chinese birth rate falls to lowest in 7 decades
Webindia 123 - 1/17/2020 3:01:00 PM
The country's birth rate has been falling for years - posing a challenge for the world's second biggest economy. Despite the birth rate falling, a lower death rate meant China's population hit 1.4 ...
In China, Birth Rate Falls To Lowest Level In 70 Years
KUOW - 1/17/2020 3:38:00 PM
The National Bureau of Statistics of China released the new data on Friday, the same day it announced that the country's GDP growth has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years. Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people ... Tariffs pinch economic growth Meanwhile, the world's second-largest economy cooled to its slowest pace ...
China’s 2019 Birth Rate Lowest in 70 Years
Latin American Herald Tribune - 1/18/2020 1:21:00 AM
BEIJING – China in 2019 recorded its lowest gross birth rate since the founding of ... could pose a demographic problem for a country that is already faced with an aging population, which, together with the decline in the number of people of working age, may present long-term challenges for the world’s second-largest economy.