Birth Rates

Pew: Growing share of childless adults in U.S. don’t expect to ever have children

"Birth rates in the United States dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic amid the twin public health and economic crises, lending evidence to predictions from early on in the outbreak that economic uncertainty might trigger a baby bust." - Pew

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Looking for signs of life? Study the birth rates among religious faiths in America

"Clearly, it’s in the best interest of religious groups to encourage their young families to have children if they want to ensure the long-term viability of their traditions.... But which traditions are doing a good job of having children, and which ones aren’t?" - GetReligion

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“The U.S. birthrate has fallen to the lowest level since the federal government began compiling statistics in 1909”

"In 2019, the U.S. saw a rate of 58.2 births per 1,000 women ages 15–44, according to statistics from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. The number of births in 2019 was about 3.75 million, the lowest number of total births in 35 years." - NR

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