fertility rate


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Synonyms for fertility rate

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

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Therefore the trend in abortions is converging while the total fertility rate trend is diverging.
Bihar figures among seven Indian states where the fertility rate remains quite high.
In the Philippines where the debate on family planning had gone on for prolonged periods, the fertility rate remains one of the highest in the region, which today is at '3.
The total fertility rate for one year remains at levels around 1.
Professor Bhutta and other speakers on the occasion were of concerted opinion that to deal with the issue of high fertility rates, the priority should be to educate people and empower each country's women.
However compelling such a definition might be, it is fatally defective if its adoption brings about conditions such that our society fails to maintain an adequate fertility rate.
This means the fertility rate among older women has more than trebled since 1981.
The lowest fertility rate in the region was Singapore's 1.
Decreasing fertility rate, growing number of women suffering from lifestyle disorders, rising funding/investments for the development of fertility and ovulation monitors, and growing focus of both international and domestic players on the Asia-Pacific fertility testing devices market are some of the major factors driving the demand for fertility testing devices in the Asia-Pacific region.
Determination of the total fertility rate (TFR) is of great importance not only for determining the direction of motion of demographic trends, but it has application in the practical sense, that is, in determining the measures of population policy of a certain area or country.
Any rapid increase in the fertility rate among the Emiratis will lead to the rise in the demographic rate, and subsequently the rise in the rate of youth who require government subsidy.
China's total fertility rate currently stands at just 1.
The total fertility rate, which describes reproductive behaviour unaffected by changes in the age composition of the population, remained fairly low during the past few years.
Over the last 35 years, America's fertility rate has reflected, to some extent, the business cycle.
Experts have identified five main reasons including late marriages and increasing cases of abortion for the fall of fertility rate among Saudi women.