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also birth rate  (bûrth′rāt′)
The ratio of total live births to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The birthrate is often expressed as the number of live births per 1,000 of the population per year. Also called natality.



the proportion of births to the total population in a place in a given time.
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Noun1.birthrate - the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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(bəːθ) noun
1. (an) act of coming into the world, being born. the birth of her son; deaf since birth.
2. the beginning. the birth of civilization.
birth control
prevention of the conception of children.
ˈbirthday noun
the anniversary of the day on which a person was born. Today is his birthday; (also adjective) a birthday party.
ˈbirthmark noun
a permanent mark on the skin at or from birth. She has a red birthmark on her face.
ˈbirthplace noun
the place where a person etc was born. Shakespeare's birthplace.
ˈbirthrate noun
the number of births per head of population over a given period.
give birth (to)
(of a mother) to produce (a baby) from the womb. She has given birth to two sets of twins.
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Public hospitals that deliver more than 200 babies per year have legal minimum staffing levels calculated by the Birthrate Plus tool.
In the struggle to break cycles of poverty, experts have been searching for decades for ways to lower America's astronomical birthrate among teenagers.
Given the low Spanish birthrate in the 1930s, one prominent demographer declared,
As "one symptom of this mentality," Pope Benedict cited the plummeting birthrate, "clearly evident in your own region" (Editor: In 2005 Canada's birthrate was 10.
The latest figure showed that the pace of decline accelerated from the previous two years despite the government's efforts to stem a further drop in the birthrate.
Isn't the combination of the lowering white birthrate and the higher Hispanic birthrate, coupled with illegal immigration, going to make the Southwest brown?
The decline of Welsh is due to the fact that the Welsh-speaking element within Welsh society have a lower birthrate, even more so than the abysmal replacement rate of the wider population.
The survey did shine a bit of light onto the big Japanese falling birthrate problem.
The committee began deliberations with both ruling coalition and opposition attendance in an intensive session on the issue of Japan's declining birthrate and number of children before starting debate on the fiscal 2007 budget, marking the Diet's return to normal proceedings.
Inclusion of the proxy variables for state sentiments toward women, nonmarital sex and abortion does not alter the sign or the statistical significance of the estimates of the effect of Medicaid funding restrictions on the abortion rate or birthrate.
Among white minors, having had access to the pill was associated with a 9% drop in the overall birthrate and an 8% drop in the rate of nonmarital first births.
Family Planning Association official, as saying he is optimistic Indonesia can meet the target because it has managed already to limit its birthrate.