Birth Rates

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This Map Shows Where in the World People Are Dying and Being Born

See the age-old dance of death and life in this simulation of how the world's overall population is always changing.

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The New Geography of Teen Mothers

A look at why birth rates vary so dramatically across states.

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America's Declining Teen Birth Rate, Explained in 3 Charts

Contraception access remains vitally important.

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Map of the Day: The Geography of Unmarried Mothers

Flagstaff, Arizona, had the highest share of new mothers that were unmarried and Cheyenne, Wyoming, had the lowest.

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Watch This Anxiety-Provoking Simulation of U.S. Births and Deaths

The screams of the newly born and grim silence of the dying is visualized in this statistical tango that's mesmerizing to watch.

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More on the Teen Birthrate Bible Belt Connection

What other factors influence which states have the highest teen birthrates?

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Why the World's Exploding Population Isn't as Bad as it Seems

Geographer Joel Kotkin says the bigger problem is low birth rates in developed countries