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World Birthrates

Below is a table of average competed fertility in births per woman by country from Barron's , Dec. 8, 1997 p 37.

I should note that we know from the NLSY-79 studies that completed birth rates for white and asian women born in the U.S. between 1957 and 1964 is approximately 1.6.


Birth Dearth
Country 1997 Population (Millions) Fertility - 1990-95
Italy 571.24
Spain401.27
Germany821.30
Hong Kong61.32
Slovenia 2 1.36
Greece111.38
Austria 81.47
Japan1261.48
Bosnia/Herzegovina41.50
Romania231.50
Portugal101.52
Switzerland71.53
Russian Federation1481.53
Bulgaria 81.53
Estonia 11.58
Netherlands161.59
Macau O.51.60
Cuba111.60
Belgium101.62
Ukraine 511.64
Latvia 21.64
Republic of Korea461.65
Croatia41.65
Luxembourg0.41.66
Belarus101.67
Czech Republic10 1.68
Hungary101.69
France591.70
Barbados 0.31.73
Canada301.74
Denmark 5 1.75
Lithuania 41.78
United Kingdom 58 1.78
Singapore 31.79
Finland 51.83
Slovakia 51.85
Norway 41.88
Poland39 1.89
Australia181.89
China1,244 1.92
Yugoslavia10 1.93
Thailand 59 1.94
Bahamas0.3 1.95
Sweden9 2.01
United States272 2.05
Malta 0.42.08
FYR of Macedonia22.10
Georgia52.10
N Korea232.10

Source: United Nations

Countries for which the total fertility rate is equal to or
less than the replacement level of 2.1 children per female


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