US birth rates have fallen to the lowest point ever, but in one age group they’re rising — Quartz

Americans are having fewer babies. The fertility rate, or number of babies born per thousand women, declined in 2016 from the previous year to 62 births—the lowest since records began, according to provisional data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Specifically, young Americans are having fewer babies. The biggest decline was…

via US birth rates have fallen to the lowest point ever, but in one age group they’re rising — Quartz

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