fertility rate

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Noun1.fertility rate - 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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Because the concepts and the estimate of the total fertility rate and the total abortion rate are consistent, it is possible to estimate how much the total abortion rates per woman are affecting the total fertility rate per woman.
The 2014 Demographic and Health (EDH) Survey indicates that the fertility rate has significantly increased after more than 20 years of decline.
We hope to bring the fertility rate considerably down through this move," Programme Officer of Bihar State Health Society S Ahmed told the media ion Sunday.
The result of these family planning policies have allowed the use of contraceptives that have effectively helped to reduce the fertility rate to a norm that allows reduction of family size among families.
7 years, the infant mortality rate in the country is decreasing, and the fertility rate is at levels close to the average for the EU member states.
Addressing the launching ceremony of medical journal - 2016, containing 12 articles related to fertility rates in South Asia, he said research done and data collected from across the country reveals that fertility rate, during past 14 years, has not decreased even by 1%.
By 2015, the fertility rate dropped to 60 births per 1,000 women while in the first three months of 2016, the fertility rate dropped even lower to 59.
We concur with these other scholars who have raised concerns about weakening that link and the potentially profound impact it will have on the United States' declining and already below-replacement level fertility rate, increasing the likelihood of bringing within our borders the socioeconomic problems experienced by countries abroad with sustained, extremely low fertility rates.
THE fertility rate for women aged 40 and over has risen above that for the under-20s for the first time since 1947.
Mapa showed the country's fertility rate in 2013 at 3 percent, the highest, alongside a similar rate in Laos, in Southeast Asia.
A number of factors such as the decline in fertility rate owing to the rising first-time pregnancy age and high prevalence of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) among North American women, increasing awareness about the benefits offered by ovulation monitors and Fertility Awareness Methods in successful conception among women, and the development of advanced device offerings at a lower cost are driving market growth in North America.
The total fertility rate in only three European countries has a value that is higher than 2.