Latest Sub-replacement fertility Stories
Economic factors, rather than medical or cultural influences, will have the greatest impact on global population levels over the next decade, according to a recent University of Missouri study.
Children in smaller families are only slightly more likely to survive childhood in high mortality environments.
As wealth increases in developing nations, fertility declines until a high level of economic development is reached, U.S.
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the UniversitÃ Bocconi in Milan have released a study that challenges one of the most established and accepted standards in the social sciences
By Janet Kornblum The number of women ages 40 to 44 who remain childless has doubled in a generation, the U.S. Census reported Monday. In June 2006, 20% of women in that age group remained childless. Thirty years ago it was 10%.
By Anna Willard PARIS (Reuters) - Beatrice Riobe has played her part in giving France the second highest birth rate in Europe. Riobe has nine children aged 4 to 19: her case is rare and this year the government honored her with a special gold medal awarded annually to successful large families.
Alarmed by its sliding birth rate and rapidly aging population, Japan is hoping the prospect of lower shopping bills will encourage couples to go for bigger families.
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