birth rate


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

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Various reasons have been put forward to explain the falling birth rate in Thailand, from higher living costs and work commitments to the shift of the population away from farms, where big families are needed, to urban centres.
The Great Recession, like most periods of economic decline, caused unemployment to spike and birth rates to drop.
While the birth rate of Hindus and Christians has marked a decline, the Muslim birth rate in the state has been rising steadily, according to a vital statistics report 2015, prepared by economics and statistics department.
According to the data, birth rates are at a record low for all women under 30 years old.
The total live birth rates at 2, 3, and 5 years after the first treatment using ART or intrauterine insemination (IUI) were 57%, 65% and 71%, respectively.
birth rate is nearly ideal for overall standard of living, but that birth rates in parts of Asia and Europe are so low that they reduce living standards when public and private costs are included.
Whilst the birth rate is expected to decline during the forecast period, it will remain high, at 20 births per 1,000 population in 2018.
The death rate of businesses in the UK fell slightly in 2008 before increasing sharply in 2009, rising above the birth rate.
BIRMINGHAM'S cash-strapped education chiefs are facing a school places crisis as the city has one of the highest birth rates in the country, while being hit by record levels of migration.
Worcester and Southbridge public health officials are working on programs to combat teen pregnancy and to bring the teen birth rate down, initiatives that have been under way since before the state Department of Public Health released its Birth Report this week.
EXPECTANT mums are being turned away by struggling hospitals as a baby boom pushes the birth rate up by more than half in some areas.
In the last decade, and specifically in the last two years, Macedonia has had a very bitter debate about population movements, registration, ethnic affinities, birth rate and population.
In Indonesia, the pre-term birth rate is approximately 8-9%, causing 36% of all neonatal deaths.
For years, it has been said that the birth rate is dropping and that the Macedonian population is slowly disappearing, Milena Atanasovska Manasieva comments for Dnevnik adding that it has also been spoken about making a strategy for increasing the birth rate which is expected to magically solve our problem.