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Synonyms for birth rate

the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area

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Conversely, in some countries fertility rates are as high as 5.
The gap between the fertility rates for foreign-born and native-born women has narrowed over this time, from 21 to 12.
The newer forecast instead uses statistical methods to combine government data and expert forecasts for such things as mortality rates, fertility rates and international migration.
Family planning is the key to keeping fertility rates down, and to heading off catastrophic environmental and social effects of overpopulation, from biodiversity loss to food and water crises.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The southeastern province of E[currency]anlyurfa was found to have the highest fertility rate in the country, with women there having an average of 4.
To wit, the Austria-based International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) recently unveiled research showing that if the world stabilizes at a fertility rate comparable to that of many European nations today (roughly 1.
The sub-Saharan region has seen rapid population growth in recent decades, producing societies with disproportionate numbers of young people who will add to the population even if their fertility rates decline.
Decreasing fertility rate, however, is worrisome till the sex ratio does not improve, they say.
Improvements in economic development, such as higher educational attainment, increasing employment in the formal labor market, and the shift away from agriculture, seem to have a doubly-powerful effect because they not only raise individuals' standards of living, but also correlate to declining fertility rates, according to the results of our study," said Mary Shenk, assistant professor of anthropology in MU's College of Arts and Science.
According to a leading demographer, a "sea change" is producing a sharp decline in Muslim fertility rates and a "flight from marriage" among Arab women.
It is too soon to tell if the government's new policies will have any effect on fertility rates.
A study of influences on fertility rates was conducted based on data from 40 countries with a Demographic & Health Survey between 2003 and 2010.
But fertility rates in Europe have declined in recent decades.
High fertility rates go hand-in-hand with poverty and low education achievements, so Jonathan was correct to say that less-educated families are more likely to have children they cannot support.
Recent fertility rates show Maori women have an average of nearly three children each, compared to total national fertility rates of just over two," said Te Rau Matatini chief executive Trish Davis.