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date: 22 January 2021

fertility rate 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

The level of live births in a population, usually expressed as the number of births per thousand people per year. This is also known as the crude birth rate. For comparative purposes it is helpful to employ age-standardized rates, adjusted for the different age structures of the populations compared (... ...

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