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birth·rate

also birth rate  (bûrth′rāt′)
n.
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.

birth rate

n
(Sociology) the ratio of live births in a specified area, group, etc, to the population of that area, etc, usually expressed per 1000 population per year
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Noun1.birth 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"
Translations

birth rate

n(indice m or tasso di) natalità
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At once the birth rate began to rise and the death rate to fall.
There was talk of all countries putting bounties on children to increase the birth rate, but it was laughed to scorn by the arithmeticians, who pointed out that China was too far in the lead in that direction.
Destroy, as you have threatened, you United States, the ten million coolies we have forced upon your shores--why, the amount scarcely equals half of our excess birth rate for a year.
It is true, three Chinese were killed by the tubes dropping on their heads from so enormous a height; but what were three Chinese against an excess birth rate of twenty millions?
By careful selection they rear only the hardiest specimens of each species, and with almost supernatural foresight they regulate the birth rate to merely offset the loss by death.
Successive Thai governments have introduced various schemes to encourage baby-making but, like in neighbouring Singapore, whose birth rate is amongst the lowest in the world, they haven't seen much success.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the teen birth rate dropped 46 percent between 2007 and 2015.
1, ( ANI ): The controversy related to alarming growth in the birth rate of Muslims in Kerala has taken a new turn with the demand for an independent enquiry on the issue by National Foundation for Justice and Development.
According to the data, the birth rate went up to 11.
The sum of the two components across the age groups equaled the total preterm birth rate difference (4).
After 5 years, the birth rate from spontaneous conception in all women starting treatment with IUI was 16.
Working with coauthors worldwide, they based their calculations for the study on finding the birth rate and age distribution strikes the best balance between the costs of raising children and of caring for the elderly.