Reproduction is complex, and many factors affect parents’ ability to make a baby, carry the baby to term, and deliver the baby without complications. These factors include age, genetics, income/education level, and many others.
Birth rate is one type of birth outcome. Review the FAQs below for more information about birth rate.
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What is a birth count?
The birth count is the number of live births for a specified period of time and specific geographic area.
What is the birth rate?
The birth rate is the number of live births per 1,000 people.
What is a singleton birth?
A singleton birth is a pregnancy resulting in the birth of one child (that is, not twins, triplets, etc.). Total births include singleton births and multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.).