Number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2017 (in millions)

Number of births in the United States 1990-2017 This graph shows the total number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, there were 3.86 million births in the U.S. The birth rate at this time was 11.8 per 1,000 population, a decrease from a rate of 14 per 1,000 population in 2005. Babies born at this time are expected to live around 78.74 years.
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Number of births in millions
20173.86
20163.95
20153.98
20143.99
20133.93
20123.95
20113.95
20104
20094.13
20084.25
20074.32
20064.27
20054.14
20044.11
20034.09
20024.02
20014.03
20004.06
19993.96
19983.94
19973.88
19963.89
19953.9
19943.95
19934
19924.07
19914.11
19904.16
Number of births in millions
20173.86
20163.95
20153.98
20143.99
20133.93
20123.95
20113.95
20104
20094.13
20084.25
20074.32
20064.27
20054.14
20044.11
20034.09
20024.02
20014.03
20004.06
19993.96
19983.94
19973.88
19963.89
19953.9
19943.95
19934
19924.07
19914.11
19904.16
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This graph shows the total number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, there were 3.86 million births in the U.S. The birth rate at this time was 11.8 per 1,000 population, a decrease from a rate of 14 per 1,000 population in 2005. Babies born at this time are expected to live around 78.74 years.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2017

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