Birth rates

China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says
World

China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says

Coercive policies in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have led to a sharp decline in birth rates for Uyghurs…
US birth rate falls to its lowest since 1979 as pandemic-led stress rises
World

US birth rate falls to its lowest since 1979 as pandemic-led stress rises

Americans had the lowest number of babies in more than four decades last year, mirroring a slump in European birth…
Egypt birth rate reduced by 50% in 3 years: ministry
Egypt

Egypt birth rate reduced by 50% in 3 years: ministry

Egypt’s National Population Council (NPC) of the Health Ministry said Monday that it has managed to lower the birth rate…
Children make up 40 percent of Egyptian population: CAPMAS
Egypt

Children make up 40 percent of Egyptian population: CAPMAS

The number of people under the age of 18 in Egypt reached 38 million in 2017, making up 40 percent…
Could ‘procreation licenses’ halt Egypt’s burgeoning population?
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Could ‘procreation licenses’ halt Egypt’s burgeoning population?

A non-governmental organization based in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Minya recently drafted a suggested law in an attempt to control the…
Matrouh governorate highest birth rates in Egypt, report
Egypt

Matrouh governorate highest birth rates in Egypt, report

Matrouh governorate has the highest rates of reproduction at a rate of 4.8 children per woman, or 10 women giving…
Birth rates increase in 2016 in all governorates, Cairo tops list: CAPMAS
Egypt

Birth rates increase in 2016 in all governorates, Cairo tops list: CAPMAS

Birth rates increased last year across all the Egyptian governorates, with Cairo maintaining the highest rates, said Tariq Tawfiq, rapporteur…
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