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STAT China United States HISTORY
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Average age of mother at childbirth 28.4
Ranked 15th. 1% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Births attended by skill personnel 99.6%
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Caesarean birth rate 27%
Ranked 21st.
31%
Ranked 13th. 15% more than China

Crude birth rate 11.9
Ranked 13th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 13% more than China

Future births 10,854.24
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
5,124.49
Ranked 4th.

Future births per million people 13.06
Ranked 137th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 6% more than China

Infant mortality rate 12.1
Ranked 121st. 2 times more than United States
6
Ranked 151st.

Maternal death rate 37 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 111th. 76% more than United States
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st.

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 18
Ranked 136th.
52
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than China
Number of births 16.04 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
4.13 million
Ranked 1st.

Number of births per thousand people 11.93
Ranked 12th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 13% more than China

Teenage birth rate 6.2
Ranked 75th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than China

Total fertility rate 1.88%
Ranked 78th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 6% more than China

Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables

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