birthrate


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  • noun

Synonyms for birthrate

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

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However Birthrate Plus does not apply to 26 smaller facilities in the towns of Lithgow, Blue Mountains, Glen innes, Gunnedah, inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Scone, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Murwillumbah, Mullumbimby, Macksville, Kempsey, CoomaMonaro, Cootamundra, Deniliquin, Leeton, Narrandera, Temora, Tumut, Young, Cowra, Forbes, Parkes and Milton ulladulla.
To put that achievement in context, I've been fulminating about the teenage birthrate for years, and I don't think I've averted a single birth.
Britain, its acute population concerns notwithstanding, refrained from the adoption of extensive go vernment programs to raise the birthrate.
The fertility rate for 2005 was released ahead of the government's compilation, possibly this month, of a package of measures aimed at reversing the downtrend in the birthrate.
May I give the example of Quebec, where a traditionally high birthrate among the French speaking has (with their abandonment of the moral teachings of the Catholic church) led to one of the lowest birthrates in Canada.
But he said he intends to remain in the post and deal with the problem of Japan's declining birthrate.
The abortion rate and birthrate equations are specified as follows:
The researcher believes that the smaller decline in birthrate seen with access to the pill than with abortion access may be explained by the pill's inherent failure rate and the fact that its use requires continual action on the woman's part.
Around four girls in every 1,000 conceived before their 16th birthday and went on to have a live birth, and the teenage birthrate in 1996 was 30 per 1,000 girls aged 15 to 19.
And there have been major setbacks, such as a 1991 drought, which cut the birthrate at the second major wild colony, which travels between Grays Lake, Idaho and the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In maternity/birthing facilities NSW Health has agreed to adopt Birthrate Plus as the staffing model for midwifery services.
A rise in the birthrate is expected to lead to the need for more infant classes.
And McGovern rightly places a lot of emphasis on female empowerment and education, noting that it reduces the birthrate and leads to better-fed children.
Read the "Population Growth" box, page 26, and discuss how a high birthrate could impede access to education (HDI literacy data), adequate employment (HDI purchasing-power data), and health care (HDI life-expectancy data.
These are not new findings; anyone who's read Peter Peterson's Gray Dawn, for example, is well acquainted with the chilly, immutable facts about the large, aging Baby Boom cohort and the declining birthrate.