The average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
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DEFINITION: The average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.
Utah, fortunately is not at a higher live birth rate than Uganda, Niger, Mali, etc. Why would you imagine Utah to be exceeding some Oceanless Desert African Nation. You scared me. Utah's only excuse could be that it is mostly mormon.
Your gross number calculate a LBR of 18.8/1000 (for 2010)
Utah continued to report the highest birth rate in the U.S. with 18.2 live births per 1,000 total population in 2011.
Alan 18th January 2012
The birth rate in Utah, USA is the highest in the world at 52.98. In 2010, population is 2,763,885 live births of 52,164.
Ian Graham Staff Editor 30th March 2005
Australians are giving their all for their country. In the six months ending in September, there were 133,400 births in Australia, the most for a half-year period in 14 years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The increase in births follows the Australian government's May 2004 announcement that it would give mothers $2,319 for each baby born after July 1 last year.
The government announcement was a response to a falling birth-rate that was contributing to the prospect of a future labor shortage and a shrinking pool of taxpayers. When making the announcement in May, the government suggested that two children per couple were not enough to offset the aging population and that couples should have a third child for the sake of their country.
Suchita Vemuri Staff Writer 19th January 2005
What is the difference between crude birth rates and fertility rates?
Crude birth rates measure births in the total population, while total fertility rates are defined as the average number of children a woman would have during her childbearing years (usually between ages 15-44).
What does economic development have to do with delayed marriages and smaller families?
Most underdeveloped economies are characterized by informal, family-dependent occupations and poor healthcare and civic facilities, leading to high infant and child mortality. With the dependence on family members to work fragmented parcels of land and at other family occupations, the uncertainty about childrens survival, as well as the poor access to contraception leads to larger families. At the same time, this encourages early marriage.
Historically, birth rates have fallen with economic development. It is no coincidence that countries with the highest birth, fertility and population growth rates are also among the poorest. Not one appears among the top 50 countries in terms of purchasing power parity.