[ US /ˈbɝˌθɹeɪt/ ]
[ UK /bˈɜːθɹe‍ɪt/ ]
  1. the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
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How To Use birthrate In A Sentence

  • Due a very low birthrate, however, this trend will reverse within a decade or two.
  • Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights, an organization that has long tracked and exposed right-wing movements, "Demographic winter is a relatively new phrase that describes the old alarmist 'birth dearth' concept -- the idea that we're facing declining birthrates which is supposed to portend all sorts of cataclysmic events. Main RSS Feed
  • Defenders of Wildlife warns that drilling will likely disturb the historic birthing grounds of oxen and caribou, resulting in lower birthrates.
  • You wonder if birthrates plummeted, how soon political initiatives to encourage motherhood would turn from nudge to shove. Times, Sunday Times
  • The preterm birthrate continued its improvement, falling for the third straight year. - News
  • (Bearing this in mind, it’s ironic that the Japanese birthrate is far below replacement level; every Japanese child that is never conceived, never born is a vote against the bright future displayed in Japanese SF. Japanese SF and English-language original SF « Haikasoru: Space Opera. Dark Fantasy. Hard Science.
  • Of particular concern to Blankley is the speed at which Islam is asserting itself throughout Europe; a process exacerbated over the last few decades by liberal immigration policies, falling birthrates across the Continent, a decline in the willingness of Muslims to assimilate, and an adherence to the diktat of tolerance among Western elites that has prevented any meaningful discussion of the issue. Think Progress » Rice: After 9-11 “We Could Decide the Proximate Cause Was Al Qaeda”
  • Provincial governments are devising policies to boost birthrates, including longer maternity leave, cash subsidies and tax benefits. Times, Sunday Times
  • (The U.S. birthrate is 14 newborns per 1,000 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) Baghdad's night curfews forcing women to schedule C-sections
  • Certain ethnic groups have higher birthrates than others. Times, Sunday Times
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