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Latest items for BR-DATA-1

April 20, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"About 18,000 births occur in Fiji each year with a crude birth rate and crude death rate of 21.0 and 7.2 per 1000 respectively" (29).
April 17, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The high population growth rate in Tanzania has been brought about by high fertility and declining mortality levels" (page 2).
April 17, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The total fertility rate has declined significantly over the past decade, from 5.7 children in the 2004-05 TDHS to the current TFR of 5.2 children" (page 105). "The total fertility rate (TFR) in Tanzania is 5.2 children per woman (Table 5.1). Childbearing peaks at age 20-24 at 236 births per 1,000 women, and drops steadily thereafter, reaching 15 births per 1,000 women at age 45-49. Rural women have 2.2 more children, on average, than urban women (6.0 versus 3.8 children). The TFR declined by 1 child over the last decade, from 5.7 to 5.2 children per woman (Figure 5.1). However, while the TFR among rural women has declined from 6.5 ...more
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"In 2010, the fertility rate was estimated at 6.0 children per woman, with 6.7 and 3.9 children per woman in the urban and rural areas, respectively (Demographic and Health Survey (EDS) 2010)" (9).
March 7, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Italy has one of the lowest birthrates in Europe, and it hit a new low last year, less than half what it was during a baby boom in the 1960s" (para 19).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The total fertility ratio in the State fell to 4.1 children per woman in 2014 (3.7 in the West Bank and 4.5 in the Gaza Strip) from 6.0 in 1997" (51).
Jan. 25, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"According to the UN Children’s Fund 2012 UNICEF Report Card on Adolescents, however, the birth rate in the country per 1,000 girls from 15 to 19 years was 43, placing it second highest among countries in East Asia and the Pacific" (37).
Jan. 12, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"And some 87 out of every 1,000 girls, aged 15-19, give birth in Swaziland, according to 2016 data from UNFPA. By comparison, the global figure is 51 births per 1,000 girls" (para 3).
Jan. 8, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The current total fertility rate in Myanmar is 2.3 children per woman: 1.9 children in urban areas and 2.4 children in rural areas" (67). "In Myanmar, the general fertility rate is 77 and the crude birth rate is 18" (68).
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the table entitled "Mongolia", the fertility rate is 2.7 (para 1).
Nov. 30, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1, BR-DATA-1

"Meanwhile, the combination of a dismal fertility rate (1.4 births per woman) and the world’s highest life expectancy, 83.7 years, means Japan is sitting on a demographic time bomb" (para 7).
Nov. 29, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The FSSAP [Female Secondary School Assistance Project] enabled Bangladesh to achieve MDG 3 (gender parity in education) ahead of schedule, one of 83 countries to achieve this—out the 106 which committed to this goal (World Bank 2007c). Among the indirect benefits of this impressive achievement are delays in the age of marriage, lower numbers of children"(49)
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: BR-DATA-1, GIC-LAW-1

"The 2015 White Paper on Human Rights in North Korea, published by the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU), a South Korean government-affiliated think tank, and the 2014 UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) report stated that officials had in some cases prohibited live births in prison and ordered forced abortions as recently as 2013. The KINU white paper found that, in some cases of live birth, the prison guards killed the infant or left the baby to die, and reported cases of guards sexually abusing or exploiting female prisoners"(2-3)
Nov. 9, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"the fertility rate is falling – from 6.2 children in 1985-90 to 4.3 in 2010-12 – it says LDCs need to do more to anticipate the approaching phase of accelerated development" (para 5). The 48 least developed countries (LCDs) according to the UN are: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Fast, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kirbati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, ...more
Sept. 26, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"However, the birth rates in Belarus still lie below the death rates, with 13 deaths and 9 births for every 1000 persons. In the past year, the highest birth rates, according to Belstat, were registered only among younger women from rural areas: 256 children per 1000 women" (para 5). "Belstat data also shows that 75 per cent of the Belarusian population live in cities. In 2016, birth rates for the urban areas were considerably lower than those in the countryside, making up only 68 children per 1000 women" (para 8).
Sept. 8, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"India’s total fertility rate of 2.3 is expected to sink below 2 within the next decade. Telangana’s fertility rate reached replacement levels before the State came into being in 2014...The third round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) done a decade ago established that undivided Andhra Pradesh had recorded fertility rate of 1.8. The latest survey in 2015 affirmed Telangana’s fertility rate stood at 1.8 births per woman" (para 7-8).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Birthrates in the region [Southern Europe] have slid back almost to where they were before the crisis emerged in 2008. ... In ... Portugal ... birthrates have reverted to about 1.3" (para 7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Birthrates in the region [Southern Europe] have slid back almost to where they were before the crisis emerged in 2008. ... In Italy, ... birthrates have reverted to about 1.3" (para 7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Birthrates in the region [Southern Europe] have slid back almost to where they were before the crisis emerged in 2008. Women in Spain had been averaging 1.47 children per household, up from 1.24 in 2000. But those gains have all but evaporated" (para 7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: BR-DATA-1

“In … Greece, birthrates have reverted to about 1.3 [since the economic crisis in 2008]” (para 7).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cuba
Variables: BR-DATA-1

The fertility rate was 1.6 percent (HDI: P3)
July 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to Table 1, the Peru fertility rate is 2.5. Units are not provided (1)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"In an analysis issued by the National Center for Health Statistics, researchers report that birthrates declined to record lows in all groups under age 30. Among women ages 20 to 24, the decline was 4 percent. For women 25 to 29, the rate fell 2 percent" (p 3)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, BR-DATA-1

"The birthrate among unmarried women went down, to 42.1 per 1,000 from 43.5 in 2015, a drop of 3 percent and the eighth consecutive year of decline since the peak of 51.8 in 2007 and 2008. There were differences by race: 28.4 percent of white babies had unmarried parents, 69.7 percent of black babies and 52.5 percent of Hispanics" (p 10-11)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The present overall fertility rate puts the United States population below replacement level, but that does not mean the population is declining" (p 6)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, BR-DATA-1

"The decrease in the birthrate among teenagers — 9 percent from 2015 to 2016 — continues a long-term decline: 67 percent since 1991" (p 4)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"There were 62 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44, down 1 percent from 2015. There were 3,941,109 babies born in 2016" (p 2)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Women ages 40 to 44 also had more babies, up 4 percent from 2015. The rate for women 45 to 49 increased to 0.9 births per thousand from 0.8 in 2015" (p 9)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Fertility increased among older women. The birthrate for women ages 30 to 34 rose by 1 percent over the 2015 rate, and the rate for women ages 35 to 39 went up by 2 percent, the highest rate in that age group since 1962" (p 8)
May 31, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"Increased prevalence [of contraception] has been matched by the halving of fertility rates since 1990 – from an average of six children per woman to three" (p 8)