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 Slowing Birth Rate: Can Beijing Reverse The Trend?
Forbes - 5/13/2021 3:34:00 AM
The latest statistics from China’s once-in-a-decade census have disproved reports that its population had declined, but it does raise questions over whether policymakers can defy the odds by reversing its declining birth rate.
Is China's birth rate low enough to cause population crisis?
The Star - 5/14/2021 4:40:00 AM
How strong should China's population policy adjustment be to cope with the trend? How low is Chinese couple's willingness to have more children, could it be low enough to result in a population crisis a few years from now?
China remains world’s most populous country, but birth rate starts declining
orissapost.com - 5/11/2021 8:56:00 AM
Beijing: China’s population grew by 0.53 per cent to reach 1.41178 billion, up from 1.4 billion in 2019. Thus China maintained its status of the world’s most populous country. However, the numbers are expected to decline from early next year.
The U.S. birth rate is falling. Here’s how other countries have tried to convince people to have more kids.
The Washington Post on MSN.com - 5/5/2021 5:53:42 PM
With the U.S. birthrate declining for the sixth year in a row and undergoing its largest drop in nearly 50 years, according to provisional data released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
US birth rate falls 4% to its lowest point ever
YAHOO!News - 5/5/2021 11:07:00 PM
The American birth rate fell for the sixth consecutive year in 2020, with the lowest number of babies born since 1979, according to a new report. Some 3.6 million babies were born in the US in 2020 - marking a 4% decline from the year before,
Birth rate in China's Xinjiang falls by nearly half between 2017 and 2019
CP24 - 5/12/2021 9:59:00 AM
Xinjiang in far western China had the sharpest known decline in birthrates between 2017 and 2019 of any territory in recent history, according to a new analysis by an Australian think tank.
Xinjiang birth rate fell nearly half in two years: Report
Big News Network.com - 5/13/2021 11:59:00 AM
The birth rate across the Xinjiang region fell by nearly half in the two years after China adopted coercive and intrusive policing of reproduction processes
China's fertility rate may become 'world's lowest' without strong intervention policy, India may overtake China by 2023: demographers
GlobalSecurity.org - 5/12/2021 5:05:00 AM
PM China recorded 12 million births in 2020, marking a drop for the fourth consecutive year, while some Chinese demographers warned that China's number of newborns is likely to drop to below 10 million in a few years,
China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says
Nasdaq - 5/13/2021 4:01:00 AM
Coercive policies in China's far western region of Xinjiang have led to a sharp decline in birth rates for Uyghurs and other minorities, which could add to evidence of genocide, an Australian think tank said in a report released on Wednesday.
Xinjiang birth rate fell nearly half in two years after Chinese crackdown: Report
Webindia 123 - 5/13/2021 11:44:00 PM
The birth rate across the Xinjiang region fell by nearly half in the two years after China adopted "coercive and intrusive policing of reproduction processes", according to new research. The Chinese crackdown has led to an "unprecedented and precipitous drop" in official birth rates in Xinjiang province,