BIRTH RATE

n. in statistics, refers to the ratio of total live births to that of the total population (or per 1,000 population) in a specific community during a certain period of time.Also called natality rate. See fecundity rate- also fertility rate.

BIRTH RATE: "Poverty, literacy, urbanization, infant mortality, and birth control are only some of the factors which affect birth rate."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIRTH RATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/birth-rate/ (accessed November 25, 2020).
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