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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From all the population data gathered by the United Nations and other institutes monitoring world population like the Worldometers, Philippine population growth rate will start slowing down by 2050 when the fertility rate will reach replacement rate of 2.1 births per fertile woman.
The total fertility rate remained at 2.9 births per woman aged between 15 and 45 years from 2014 to 2018.
He said the jump in use of contraceptives during recent years was auguring well to slowing down women's fertility rate in the country.
The expert, noting that high fertility rate affects development in different ways, stated that overpopulation overwhelms meaningful plans.
The overall global fertility rate, which declined from 3.2 births per-woman in 1990 to 2.5 in 2019, is expected to fall further to 2.2 in 2050.
Speaking on the occasion, Shah said that although Punjab has made some positive strides as compared to other provinces, with its high fertility rate it has also paid the price of population neglect.
A small reduction in the fertility rate of young Neanderthal women over a period of thousands of years could account for the extinction of the ancient human species, according to a study published in PLOS ONE on Wednesday.
Gazi Although the incidence of congenital heart disease (CHD) is similar worldwide, the burden of supporting these patients falls more heavily on countries with high fertility rates. In a country with a fertility rate of about eight per woman, the population has to support four times as many children with CHD as in a country with a fertility rate of two.
Cyprus has the third lowest fertility rate in the EU with 1.32 births while the total fertility rate in the EU stood at 1.59 births per mother in 2017 from 1.60 the year before.
In 2017, France (1.90 births per woman) was the member state with the highest total fertility rate in the EU, followed by Sweden (1.78) and Ireland (1.77).