Australia’s fertility rate falls to record low in 2020

9 Dec 2021
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Australia’s fertility rate has fallen to a record low, with births dropping 3.7% in 2020. Photograph: santypan/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Australia’s fertility rate continues to plummet, with registered births dropping below 300,000 for the first time in 14 years.

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday showed there were 294,369 registered births in 2020, a decrease of 3.7% from 2019. The previous year’s decline was 3%.

Read the full story via The Guardian

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