CDC: U.S Fertility hits 40 year-low

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According to a new report from the CDC the U.S Fertility rate has hit a 40-year-low.

Family Studies: 

The United States just hit a 40-year low in its fertility rate, according to numbers just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2017 provisional estimate of fertility for the entire U.S. indicates about 3.85 million births in 2017 and a total fertility rate of about 1.76 births per women. These are low numbers: births were as high as 4.31 million in 2007, and the total fertility rate was 2.08 kids back then. The United States has experienced a remarkable slump in fertility over the last several years, as I’ve explained elsewhere

Here is the breakdown by Demographic:

 

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