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Field Listing :: Birth rate
This entry gives the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.

Country Comparison Ranking

By Country Listing of the values for the Birth rate field
Country Birth rate
Afghanistan
36.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Albania
13 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Algeria
20 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
American Samoa
17.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Andorra
7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Angola
42.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Anguilla
12.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Argentina
16 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Armenia
11.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Aruba
12.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Australia
12.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Austria
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Azerbaijan
14.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bahamas, The
14.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bahrain
12.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bangladesh
18.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Barbados
11.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Belarus
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Belgium
11.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Belize
22 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Benin
42.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bermuda
11.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bhutan
16.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bolivia
20.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
8.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Botswana
20.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Brazil
13.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
British Virgin Islands
11.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Brunei
16.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Bulgaria
8.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Burkina Faso
35.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Burma
17 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Burundi
36.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cabo Verde
19.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cambodia
21.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cameroon
36.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Canada
10.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cayman Islands
11.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Central African Republic
33.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Chad
41.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Chile
13.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
China
11.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Colombia
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Comoros
23.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
41 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Congo, Republic of the
32.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cook Islands
13.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Costa Rica
14.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire
29.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Croatia
8.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cuba
10.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Curacao
13.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Cyprus
10.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Czechia
8.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Denmark
11.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Djibouti
22.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Dominica
14.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Dominican Republic
18.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Ecuador
17 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Egypt
27.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
El Salvador
18.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Equatorial Guinea
30.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Eritrea
27.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Estonia
9.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Eswatini
24.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Ethiopia
31.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
European Union
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
10.9 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
Faroe Islands
14.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Fiji
17.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Finland
10.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
France
11.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
French Polynesia
14 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Gabon
26.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Gambia, The
27 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Gaza Strip
28.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Georgia
11.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Germany
8.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Ghana
29.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Gibraltar
13.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Greece
7.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Greenland
14.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Grenada
14.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guam
18.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guatemala
23.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guernsey
9.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guinea
36.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guinea-Bissau
36.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Guyana
15.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Haiti
21.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Honduras
18.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Hong Kong
8.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Hungary
8.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Iceland
13.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
India
18.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Indonesia
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Iran
16.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Iraq
25.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Ireland
13 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Isle of Man
10.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Israel
17.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Italy
8.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Jamaica
16.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Japan
7.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Jersey
12.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Jordan
23 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kazakhstan
16.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kenya
27.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kiribati
20.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Korea, North
14.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Korea, South
8.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kosovo
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kuwait
18 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Kyrgyzstan
20.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Laos
22.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Latvia
9.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Lebanon
13.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Lesotho
23.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Liberia
37.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Libya
23 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Liechtenstein
10.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Lithuania
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Luxembourg
11.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Macau
7.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Madagascar
29.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Malawi
40.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Malaysia
18.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Maldives
16 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mali
42.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Malta
9.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Marshall Islands
22.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mauritania
29 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mauritius
12.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mexico
17.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of
18.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Moldova
10.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Monaco
6.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mongolia
16.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Montenegro
11.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Montserrat
11.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Morocco
17.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Mozambique
38.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Namibia
25.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Nauru
21.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Nepal
18.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Netherlands
11 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
New Caledonia
14.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
New Zealand
12.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Nicaragua
17.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Niger
47.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Nigeria
34.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
North Macedonia
10.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands
15.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Norway
12.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Oman
23.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Pakistan
27.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Palau
11.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Panama
17.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Papua New Guinea
22.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Paraguay
16.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Peru
17 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Philippines
22.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Poland
8.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Portugal
8.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Puerto Rico
8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Qatar
9.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Romania
8.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Russia
10 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Rwanda
27.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Barthelemy
9.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
9.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
12.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Lucia
12.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Martin
14.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
6.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
12.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Samoa
19.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
San Marino
8.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe
29.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Saudi Arabia
14.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Senegal
31.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Serbia
8.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Seychelles
12.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sierra Leone
35.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Singapore
8.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sint Maarten
12.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Slovakia
9.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Slovenia
8.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Solomon Islands
23.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Somalia
38.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
South Africa
19.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
South Sudan
38.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Spain
8.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sri Lanka
14.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sudan
33.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Suriname
14.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Sweden
12.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Switzerland
10.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Syria
23.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Taiwan
8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Tajikistan
21.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Tanzania
34.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Thailand
10.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Timor-Leste
32 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Togo
32 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Tonga
21 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago
11.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Tunisia
15.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Turkey
14.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Turkmenistan
18.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
14.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Tuvalu
23.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Uganda
42.3 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Ukraine
9.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
United Arab Emirates
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
United Kingdom
11.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
United States
12.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Uruguay
12.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Uzbekistan
16.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Vanuatu
22.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Venezuela
17.9 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Vietnam
14.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Virgin Islands
12.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Wallis and Futuna
12.7 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
West Bank
25.2 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Western Sahara
28 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
World
18.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)

note: this rate results in about 259 worldwide births per minute or 4.3 births every second

Yemen
25.8 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Zambia
40.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Zimbabwe
33.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)