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Definition of Birth Rate

(noun) The rate of live births in a population over a year, typically expressed per 1,000.

Birth Rate Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /bərθ reɪt/
    • British English
      • /bəːθ reɪt/
  • Syllabification: (birth rate)

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Cite the Definition of Birth Rate

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “birth rate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/birth-rate/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

birth rate. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/birth-rate/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “birth rate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/birth-rate/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“birth rate.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/birth-rate/>.