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
China's Falling Birth Rate Poses Future Threat To Country's Economy: Report
RepublicWorld - 1/23/2022 2:53:00 AM
China’s birth rate has fallen to a record low with deaths close to surpassing the births despite the Chinese government's efforts to boost the child population.
China Just Reported Its Lowest Birth Rate in Modern History
The Motley Fool on MSN.com - 1/18/2022 12:00:38 AM
China's famed population policies have turned Bringing Up Baby into Gone Baby Gone. For the fifth year in a row, the birth rate in the
China's birth rate drops for a fifth straight year to record low
CNN on MSN.com - 1/17/2022 7:51:38 AM
China's birth rate plummeted for a fifth consecutive year to hit a new record low in 2021, despite government efforts to encourage couples to have more children in the face of a looming demographic crisis.
China's population may be about to shrink because the birth rate has fallen so far, data says
Business Insider on MSN.com - 1/18/2022 3:43:36 PM
China's deaths in 2021 nearly eclipsed new births, indicating that the country may soon see its population start to fall, according to state data.
China's birth rate at record low in 2021: official
YAHOO!News - 1/17/2022 5:06:00 AM
China's birth rate plummeted to a record low last year, official data showed Monday, as analysts warn that faster-than-expected ageing could deepen economic growth concerns.
This Is the State With the Highest Birth Rate
24/7 Wall St on MSN.com - 1/24/2022 1:30:39 PM
As it has been since 2007, the U.S. birth rate is well below what is referred to as “replacement-level fertility.” That is, the birth rate a country must maintain to keep population levels stable without immigration.
I gave birth in the US and in New Zealand. Just like the countries, my birth experiences were oceans apart.
YAHOO!News - 1/20/2022 6:11:00 PM
The author gave birth to two of her children in the US and two more in New Zealand. The intimate care she received in New Zealand was refreshing.
Seoul is trying to boost its dismal birth rate by offering over $1,600 in cash vouchers to parents of babies born in 2022
Yahoo - 1/21/2022 5:34:00 AM
Seoul is rolling out a new cash voucher scheme to subsidize the costs of having a child. The city is giving $1,650 in cash vouchers to parents for each baby born in 2022. South Korea has a fertility rate of .
China's birth rate drops to record low in 2021
Reuters - 1/17/2022 5:06:00 AM
Mainland China's birth rate dropped to a record low in 2021, data showed on Monday, extending a downward trend that led Beijing last year to begin allowing couples to have up to three children.