fertility rate


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

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The most commonly cited measure of fertility internationally is the Total Fertility Rate (TFR).
The increase in the fertility rate partly stemmed from the growing birth rate among women in their late 30s, tracing a similar trend seen in the previous year, the ministry said.
FERTILITY rates in the UK are at their highest level for more than 25 years due to increases in childbirth among both British-born and immigrant women, analysis of data revealed yesterday.
While 44 percent of world population lives in countries with fertility rates at or below replacement level, the global average is still almost three children per woman--50 percent above replacement.
The study, initiated by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), predicted Bahrain's fertility rate would continue to decrease until 2025, when women are expected to have on average 1.
Ten years ago, the UN's 1998 population revision projected Niger's fertility rate to decline from 7.
By manipulating the first-order conditions of the maximization problem (1), we can derive the comparative statistics of the fertility rate N with respect to the price of the house as:
8 children per woman from 1961 through 1987, population grew as life expectancy increased and fertility rate remained constant.
The report warned that this factor, added to a drop in the fertility rate of nationals, may lead to a growing imbalance by 2015.
ONS statistician Roma Chappell said: "It's the highest fertility rate we have seen in the UK for some time.
Until the late 1870s early marriage for Pakeha was followed by hyper-fertility--the total fertility rate was 7-but then fertility halved by 1901.
The results show that the fertility rate in Yemen is 5, 2 deliveries to every woman.
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.
Replacement Level Fertility is defined as the total fertility rate at which a population exactly replaces itself from one generation to the next, without migration.
TurkStat pointed out that Turkey's population would see a decrease in the next 40-50 years if the current fertility rate continues along these lines.