birth rate

noun \ ˈbərth-ˌrāt \
variants: or birthrate

Definition of birth rate

:the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time

First Known Use of birth rate

1856


Medical Dictionary

birthrate

noun birth·rate \ ˈbər-ˌthrāt \

medical Definition of birthrate

:the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time often expressed as number of live births per hundred or per thousand population per year called also natality

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