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Topic: Birth rate
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Birth rate: United States, 2003-2013

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• In 2013, there were 3,932,181 live births in the United States. 
• The population of women of childbearing age (ages 15-44) in the United States in 2013 was estimated to be 62,939,772. 
• The birth rate in the United States in 2013 was 62.5 per 1,000 women ages 15-44. 


  • Birth rates presented for 1990-1999 are calculated using Census 1990-based population estimates. Calculations for 2000-2009 use Census 2000-based population estimates. Calculations beginning in 2010 use Census 2010-based population estimates. Information is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm. The rates shown may differ from rates computed on the basis of other population estimates.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • US Census Bureau. Population estimates based on bridged race categories released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
  • Retrieved November 24, 2015, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.