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
30 Most Populated Countries In The World
Yahoo Finance - 8/30/2022 1:22:00 PM
South Korea recently broke its own record of the lowest birth rate in the world of 0.81 births per woman, down from 0.84 in the previous year. This is a decline of 0.5% of the country's total ...
The best countries in the world for giving birth
MSN - 9/12/2022 4:25:00 AM
Luxembourg Luxembourg has to be one of the best countries in the world for giving birth, with a low infant mortality rate of 0.22% and a wealth of other benefits for new parents. Mothers get a ...
America is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world — it’s only getting worse
The Hill on MSN.com - 9/20/2022 2:30:00 PM
Indirectly, it also measures gender equality — fathers do not die in childbirth, and a goal of an equitable society should be to eliminate this risk for mothers as well. Caring for expectant mothers costs money,
Birth Rate & Fertility
Pew Research Center - 8/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
Home births rose 19% in 2020 as pandemic hit the U.S. While ... All major religious groups in India have shown sharp declines in their fertility rates, limiting change in the country’s religious composition since 1951. Meanwhile, fertility differences ...
Germany's birth rate jumps to its highest since 1998, after the first wave of coronavirus
Uruguay News - 9/26/2022 12:00:00 AM
The Statistical Office said that birth rates had stabilized in countries like Spain, France or Belgium that were harder hit by the first wave of the coronavirus, while they had also jumped in ...
Niger questions wisdom of sustaining world’s highest birth rate
The Financial Times - 9/20/2022 4:00:00 AM
It is here that Mady Nayama, the facility’s director, and his staff perform daily miracles in a country that, at 6.6 children per woman, has the world’s fastest-growing population. The hospital provides free treatment to expectant mothers from across a country twice the size of France,
Muslim Birth Rate Drops
Uruguay News - 9/27/2022 1:11:00 AM
Decreasing birth rates will slow the world’s Muslim population growth ... to falling fertility rates in many Muslim-majority countries,” it said, noting the birth rate is falling as more ...
This Unsung Scientist Created ‘Saheli’, World’s 1st Non-Steroidal Birth Control Pill
TheBetterIndia - 9/26/2022 1:42:00 PM
Called Saheli, the world’s first non-steroidal contraceptive pill was developed by Dr Nitya Anand and his team at Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI). Here's how it played a pivotal role in India's struggle against overpopulation.
Egypt acts to reduce 72% C-section birth rate
The National on MSN.com - 9/25/2022 3:15:00 AM
Egypt’s Health Ministry is taking action to reduce the country’s high Caesarean section birth rate to protect the health of mothers and babies, while easing the financial burden on the government. C-sections,
Plummeting Birth Rates Could Lead to a Hyper Liberal Future
Newsweek - 9/6/2022 11:58:00 PM
Plummeting birth rates around the world could lead to a hyper liberal ... this might contribute to the liberalization of countries where childlessness is increasing or where people are putting ...