About This Statistic
This graph shows the total number of births in the United States from 2000 to 2015. In 2015, there were 3.98 million births in the U.S. The birth rate at this time was 12.4 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 79.16 years.