baby boomlet

baby boomlet

n.
An increase in the birthrate that is smaller than a baby boom, especially that in the United States and Canada during the 1980s and 1990s.
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New Zealand is a major dairy exporter and its milk powder and formula industry is likely to benefit from a baby boomlet in China.
NEW YORK -- America's ongoing baby boomlet continues to have a positive impact on the infant care category.
But as public funding dries up and the baby boomlet of 18-24-year-olds continues to grow through 2015, community colleges may face powerful incentives to shift their enrollments away from low-income and nontraditional students, toward more traditional and affluent 18-24 year olds.
11, 2001, baby boomlet has prompted a handful of bedding companies to develop products especially for babies and expectant mothers.
There are fewer elementary and middle school children in the Eugene-Springfield area than before as the "baby boomlet" has moved on to high school.
Joseph's University in Philadelphia, contends that a high percentage of children and teen-agers is creating a baby boomlet.
Because of this late-thirties baby boomlet, married high-achieving women are exactly as likely to have had kids by ages 36 to 40 as are all other married women who work full time.
colleges and universities had been doing quite well when their endowments were riding high in the stock markets, donors were opening their wallets, and the baby boomlet kept many dorms filled to overflowing.
* A "crime bomb" explodes when the baby boomlet and post-boomlet generations enter adolescence (the age group responsible for most crimes against people and property).
Table 4 Number of Women Aged 15 to 44 (Millions) Year Number 1950 34 1955 35 1960 35 1965 38 1970 42 1975 47 1980 53 1985 55 1990 58 1995 59 Table 5 Births per Year (In Millions) Year Number 1950 3.6 1955 4.0 1960 4.3 1965 3.8 1970 3.7 1975 3.1 1980 3.6 1985 3.8 1990 4.2 1995 3.9 Will this "baby boomlet" provide the solution to potential shortages caused by departures from the current ranks of R.T.s?
The "baby boomlet" or the "babyboom echo" is what demographers call the 20-year rise in births that started in the mid-1970s.