What is another word for birthrate?

Pronunciation: [bˈɜːθɹe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Birthrate is the measure of the total number of births per unit of time in a population. There are several synonyms available for the term "birthrate". One of the most common synonyms is "fertility rate", which refers to the number of live births per 1,000 women of childbearing age in a given population. Another synonym for "birthrate" is "natality rate", which refers to the number of live births per 1,000 individuals in a certain population. Other related terms that may be used as synonyms for "birthrate" include "birth ratio", "birth coefficient", and "birth index". Whether you use the term "birthrate" or one of its synonyms, it is important to understand the statistics behind it to gain a better understanding of population trends.

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What are the hypernyms for Birthrate?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    fertility rate, population growth rate, birth frequency, natality rate.

Usage examples for Birthrate

My own observations, corroborated by the opinions of many other observers, leads me to believe that the fecundity of the coloured people is neither greater nor less than that of other people-white, black or yellow-whose birthrate is not artificially restricted, and that their general physical constitution, when not undermined by disease or stunted by underfeeding, is as strong as that of any other human variety.
"The Black Man's Place in South Africa"
Peter Nielsen
One of the things, earnestly desired by the French people is to increase the birthrate.
"A Journey Through France in War Time"
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
There was a discussion at the banquet over female suffrage and the birthrate, and this grew very animated.
"A Journey Through France in War Time"
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.

Famous quotes with Birthrate

  • “But it won’t stay at this level. Not with the Eleventh Commandment. They won’t stop, even when there are a hundred billion.” Epstein shook his head. “They won’t get there. At the present time, conditions make the death rate about equal to the birthrate. Sooner or later, everything reaches its own level. Oh, if the Australian scheme goes through, we may reach a twenty billion total. Beyond that, the more children get born, the worse conditions get—which brings up the death rate and cuts the figure back again.” “And leaves the misery rate at a maximum.”
    Lester del Rey

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