Definition of Birthrate

1. Noun. The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.

Exact synonyms: Birth Rate, Fertility, Fertility Rate, Natality
Generic synonyms: Rate



Definition of Birthrate

1. Noun. the ratio of total live births to total population for a specific community or nation in a specified period; often expressed in births per thousand per year ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Birthrate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birthrate

birthings
birthless
birthmark
birthmarked
birthmarks
birthmother
birthmothers
birthname
birthnames
birthnight
birthnights
birthparent
birthparents
birthplace
birthplaces
birthrate (current term)
birthrates
birthright
birthrights
birthroot
birthroots
births
birthsite
birthstone
birthstones
birthtime
birthtimes
birthweight
birthweights
birthwort

Literary usage of Birthrate

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1. Studies in the Psychology of Sex by Havelock Ellis (1910)
"Here we see that, while the birthrate falls and rises with social class, even among the poor and least restrained class 11m birthrate is still but little ..."

2. The American Idea by Lydia Kingsmill Commander (1907)
"Since the decline of the native birthrate has been coincident with the coming of ... But as the native birthrate in the same period has fallen in other ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"The only thing that could prevent such a result would be: the admission of immigrants during the period of declining birthrate. ..."

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