US Birth Rate Lowest Ever

Recession's effects play big role

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 30, 2012 2:32 AM CST

(Newser) – The US birthrate last year was the lowest since records began in 1920, dropping to 63.2 per 1,000 women, Pew data shows. Between 2007 and 2010, the rate fell 8% among all women aged 15 to 44. It fell 14% among foreign-born women,...   Read full story »


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