Number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2016 (in millions)

Number of births in the United States 1990-2016 This graph shows the total number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2016. In 2016, there were 3.95 million births in the U.S. The birth rate at this time was 12.2 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
19904.16
19914.11
19924.07
19934
19943.95
19953.9
19963.89
19973.88
19983.94
19993.96
20004.06
20014.03
20024.02
20034.09
20044.11
20054.14
20064.27
20074.32
20084.25
20094.13
20104
20113.95
20123.95
20133.93
20143.99
20153.98
20163.95
Number of births in millions
19904.16
19914.11
19924.07
19934
19943.95
19953.9
19963.89
19973.88
19983.94
19993.96
20004.06
20014.03
20024.02
20034.09
20044.11
20054.14
20064.27
20074.32
20084.25
20094.13
20104
20113.95
20123.95
20133.93
20143.99
20153.98
20163.95
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This graph shows the total number of births in the United States from 1990 to 2016. In 2016, there were 3.95 million births in the U.S. The birth rate at this time was 12.2 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
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2016

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