A state-level look at fertility illustrates the strength of the correlation between lower birth rates and economic distress. States experiencing the largest economic declines in 2007 and 2008 were most likely to experience relatively large fertility .
According to a new analysis of multiple economic and demographic data sources by the Pew Research Center, a sharp decline in fertility rates in the United States that started in 2008 is closely linked to the souring of the economy that began about
... the Pew Research Center. The report shows that the national fertility rate decreased to 64.7 births per thousand women between the ages of 15 and 44 in 2010, from 69.6 in 2007. ... Tagged: Hispanic Birth Rate, US fertility rate. Published on ...
Birth rate changes varied by demographic group, with Hispanics having the biggest fertility decline from 2008 to 2009 of 5.9 percent. Whites, by contrast, had a 1.6 percent drop in their birth rate. Hispanics still have much higher fertility rates ...
A new Pew report says America's birth rate plunged after 2007; It says the decline in fertility rates correlates to the start of the recession; Historically, there's evidence to back up Pew's analysis; Baby busts also occurred during the
Demographers are researchers who study population and its changes. Some terms that they use are birth rate, death rate, replacement-level fertility, and total fertility rate. We will discuss them here: Birth rate: Commonly used as the crude birth ...