In the past year, approximately 19,500 immigrants arrived and the country's birthrate came in at 1.8 percent.
In fact, the birthrate is declining even more rapidly in the cities.
The decline of the birthrate then was confined entirely to the legitimate births.
During the entire century a decline of the birthrate was noticeable.
In high altitudes, where nutrition is scant, the birthrate of boys is high as compared with lower altitudes in the same locality.
It is well known that the steady decline in the English birthrate begun in 1877, the year following the trial.
One of the things, earnestly desired by the French people is to increase the birthrate.
Statistics show a remarkable increase in the Welsh birthrate as compared with previous years.
There was a discussion at the banquet over female suffrage and the birthrate, and this grew very animated.
It is sometimes said, indeed, that the decline of the birthrate is not entirely due to the voluntary control of procreation.
birthrate or birth rate
The ratio of total live births to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time, often expressed as the number of live births per 1,000 of the population per year.