birthrate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to birthrate: fertility rate

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

(ˈbɜrθˌreɪt)

n.
the proportion of births to the total population in a place in a given time.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations
نسبة نِسْبَةُ المَوليد
porodnost
børnetalfødselshyppighed
születési arány
fæîingartala
pôrodnosť
doğum oranı

birth

(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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Korea's fast-shrinking birthrate coupled with a fast-growing elderly population is having an unexpected consequence: a blood shortage.
For comparison, the birthrate in 2014 was 29,024 births in the city, while remaining close to steady in 2015, numbers dropped by about 1,000 in 2016 to 27,992.
Arab women have a slightly higher birthrate than Jewish ones in Israel, according to Central Bureau of Statistics data from 2014.
The birthrate has dropped significantly in Japan, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to encourage more couples to "boost the birthrate," according to Japan Times.
8 children per woman from the current birthrate of 1.
He said in his speech that demography and birthrate were among the top priorities for the present and the future of the country and that people were the most important and greatest resource.
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.
Around a quarter of Japan's 128mn population is 65 or over and the country has a far-below replacement level birthrate of an average 1.
A CEPD official said the average birthrate in Taiwan rose to 1.
teen birthrate remains among the highest in the industrialized world.