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US fertility reaches all-time low

May 06, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The US fertility rate reached an all-time low in 2020. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that the average woman now bears 1.6375 children in her lifetime: far below the “replacement level” figure of 2.1 children. The fertility rate for 2020 was down 4% from 2019—which in turn was down 4% from the previous year.

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