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US Births Hit a 30-Year Low, Despite Good Economy

US Births Hit a 30-Year Low, Despite Good Economy



2018-05-17T10:01:06+0000

The rate of births to women ages 15 to 44, known as the general fertility rate, sank to a record low of about 60 per 1,000.

U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released Thursday. Experts said...


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