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
What giving birth during a pandemic taught me about progress
MIT Technology Review - 2/24/2021 12:02:00 PM
By this measure, progress had stopped with our generation. And owing at least in part to these economic burdens, millions fewer millennials are giving birth, and those who do have children are doing it later.
U.S. Life Expectancy Plunged in 2020 by Most Since World War II
Bloomberg on MSN.com - 2/18/2021 5:24:00 AM
U.S. life expectancy plunged by a full year in the first half of 2020, the biggest drop since World War II, as the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the country.Life expectancy at birth dropped to 77.8 years from 78.
China considers new actions to lift flagging birth rate
Channel NewsAsia Singapore - 2/19/2021 12:53:00 PM
BEIJING: China is considering additional measures to increase its flagging birth rate, more than four years after ending its controversial
Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta pushes birth control to stem overpopulation
Al-Monitor - 2/27/2021 8:42:00 PM
Ifta, launched on Feb. 17 a hashtag to promote birth control and family planning methods to give a boost to government efforts to control the rapid population growth by providing a religious cover.
European Countries By Population
WorldAtlas - 2/17/2021 9:00:00 PM
Russia is the most populated and Vatican City the least populated European country. Russia's European portion is home to 78% of its total population.
Korea Has World's Lowest Fertility Rate
chosun.com - 2/25/2021 12:36:00 AM
Korea's total fertility rate or the average number of children a woman bears in her lifetime stands at a mere 0.84, Statistics Korea said Wednesday. That makes Korea the least fertile country among 198 countries around the world,
China population: economic powerhouse Guangdong aims to add 1 million residents a year, even as birth rate keeps falling
Yahoo News Singapore - 2/24/2021 7:55:00 AM
China’s manufacturing and technology hub of Guangdong province has set an ambitious target to expand its population – including permanent residents and migrants – to 130 million by 2035, in spite of a sharply dropping national birth rate.
Fetal Monitoring Devices Market : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast | By Kenneth Research
MarketWatch - 2/24/2021 1:18:00 PM
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South Korea's fertility rate falls to lowest in the world
Reuters - 2/24/2021 1:31:00 PM
South Korea's fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday, as uncertainty over the coronavirus discouraged couples from marrying and having children.
S.Korea's fertility rate falls to lowest in the world
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 2/24/2021 8:28:00 AM
South Korea's fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday, as uncertainty over the coronavirus discouraged couples from marrying and having children. The number of expected babies per South Korean woman fell to 0.