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
Countries By Population Growth Rate
WorldAtlas - 1/24/2020 11:21:00 PM
Naturally, different countries around the world have different growth rates. On average, developing countries tend to have faster growth rates than developed countries. There are several reasons for this including access to birth control, religious freedom, women's rights, life expectancy, and more. However, developing countries can 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 ...
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 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.
Chinese birth rate falls to lowest in seven decades
Qatar Tribune on MSN.com - 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
China's birth rate has fallen to its lowest since the formation of the People's Republic of China 70 years ago - despite the easing of the one-child policy.The birth rate was 10.48 per thousand in 2019 - the lowest since 1949,
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 ...
Here’s why the birth rate is so low in the United States
Salon - 2/16/2019 2:35:00 AM
The bottom line The United States, like several other developed countries in the world, stands at the precipice of shifting demographics and population changes. The U.S. birth rate continues its ...
China’s birth rate falls three years in a row
SupChina - 1/18/2020 12:04:00 AM
Free Live Events & More Monthly live conference calls with leading experts, free entry to SupChina live events in cities around the world ... What do the new birth numbers mean? The news stats set China’s official fertility rate at 1.6 babies per woman, far below the 2.1 level at which the country’s population could be self-sustaining.
Japan’s 2019 Birth Rate Shrinks to 864,000, a Record Low for the Country
KTLA - 12/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
Neighboring South Korea, too, has struggled for years with an aging population, shrinking workforce, and low birth ... countries, which see the highest fertility numbers in the world, the rate ...
South Korea set to break own record on world's lowest birth rate
The Straits Times - 11/27/2019 12:40:00 PM
SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - The record for the world's lowest fertility rate looks set to be re-written in 2019 by South Korea, again. The country's fertility rate - the number of expected babies per ...