Low birth rate linked to fear about the future
Japan birth rate hits record lowJapan’s birth rate declined for the seventh consecutive year in 2022 to a record low, the health ministry said on Friday, underscoring the sense of crisis gripping the country as the population shrinks and ages rapidly. The fertility rate, or the average number of children born to a woman in her lifetime, was 1.2565. That […]
Japan's Birth Rate Plummets To Record Low For Seventh Straight YearJapan's Birth Rate Plummets To Record Low For Seventh Straight Year Authored by Aldgra Fredly via The Epoch Times, Japan’s birth rate declined to a record low for the seventh consecutive year, with the number of babies born falling below 800,000 this year, health ministry data showed on June 2. The number of newborns in Japan fell to 770,747 this year, down 40,875 from the previous year and the lowest since the country began record-keeping in 1899, Kyodo News reported, citing...
Teenage birth rates in the US reached historic lows in 2022, CDC report findsLWA/Dann Tardif/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Teenage birth rates have fallen to their lowest levels ever, new provisional federal data published Thursday found. The report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health