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Crude birth rate

(per 1,000 people)

In 2016, birth rate in Iceland was 12 per 1,000 people. In the ranking by birth rate including 191 countries, Iceland has the 55th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Hungary and the Ireland. Compared to Algeria which at the top of the ranking with birth rate of 23.1 per 1,000 people in 2016, Iceland has 48.12 % percent lower birth rate.

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What is birth rate?

Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.