Birth Rate (Births per 1,000 population) Wisconsin and the United States, Selected Years 1950-2014

Year Wisconsin U.S.
2014 11.7 12.5
2013 11.6 12.4
2012 11.8 12.6
2011 11.9 12.7
2010 12.0 13.0
2009 12.5 13.5
2008 12.7 14.0
2007 12.9 14.3
2006 12.9 14.3
2005 12.7 14.0
2000 12.9 14.4
1995 13.2 14.6
1990 14.8 16.7
1985 15.4 15.8
1980 15.9 15.9
1975 14.3 14.6
1970 17.5 18.4
1965 20.0 19.4
1960 25.4 23.7
1955 25.0 25.0
1950 23.9 24.1

Source: Data for Wisconsin are from resident birth certificates, Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

The U.S. birth rates for 1950-2013 are from the National Vital Statistics Reports, "Births: Final Data for 2013," Volume 64, Number 1, January 15, 2015. The U.S. birth rate for 2014 is from National Vital Statistics Reports, "Births: Preliminary Data for 2014," Volume 64, Number 6, June 17, 2015.

Last Revised: November 19, 2015