U.S. Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the U.S. birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for U.S. in 2022 is 12.012 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2021.
  • The birth rate for U.S. in 2021 was 12.001 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • The birth rate for U.S. in 2020 was 11.990 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • The birth rate for U.S. in 2019 was 11.979 births per 1000 people, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Israel 19.248
Panama 18.124
Oman 16.574
Argentina 16.360
Guam 16.192
Saudi Arabia 16.166
Seychelles 15.382
Antigua and Barbuda 14.502
French Polynesia 13.831
New Caledonia 13.686
Bahamas 13.639
Uruguay 13.404
Bahrain 12.820
New Zealand 12.291
Australia 12.244
United States 12.012
Kuwait 11.949
Aruba 11.910
Chile 11.815
Trinidad and Tobago 11.802
Sweden 11.764
Ireland 11.675
Iceland 11.646
United Kingdom 11.322
Norway 11.134
Denmark 11.054
France 10.978
Hong Kong 10.854
Curacao 10.668
Belgium 10.647
Barbados 10.585
Macao 10.339
Luxembourg 10.320
Netherlands 10.162
Canada 10.148
Switzerland 10.130
UAE 10.019
Estonia 9.989
Latvia 9.983
Austria 9.942
Lithuania 9.936
Channel Islands 9.811
Malta 9.730
Cyprus 9.657
Germany 9.381
Hungary 9.321
Poland 9.298
Slovenia 9.091
Qatar 8.997
Finland 8.736
Croatia 8.440
Singapore 8.419
Taiwan 8.394
Spain 8.014
Portugal 7.699
Italy 7.154
Greece 7.112
Japan 7.109
South Korea 6.902
Puerto Rico 6.719
United States - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 12.012 0.090%
2021 12.001 0.090%
2020 11.990 0.090%
2019 11.979 0.090%
2018 11.968 -0.950%
2017 12.083 -0.940%
2016 12.198 -0.940%
2015 12.314 -0.930%
2014 12.429 -0.920%
2013 12.544 -1.980%
2012 12.798 -1.940%
2011 13.051 -1.910%
2010 13.305 -1.870%
2009 13.558 -1.840%
2008 13.812 -0.320%
2007 13.856 -0.320%
2006 13.900 -0.320%
2005 13.945 -0.310%
2004 13.989 -0.310%
2003 14.033 -0.360%
2002 14.083 -0.350%
2001 14.133 -0.350%
2000 14.182 -0.350%
1999 14.232 -0.350%
1998 14.282 -1.610%
1997 14.516 -1.590%
1996 14.750 -1.560%
1995 14.983 -1.540%
1994 15.217 -1.510%
1993 15.451 -0.260%
1992 15.492 -0.260%
1991 15.532 -0.260%
1990 15.573 -0.260%
1989 15.613 -0.260%
1988 15.654 0.410%
1987 15.590 0.420%
1986 15.525 0.410%
1985 15.461 0.420%
1984 15.396 0.420%
1983 15.332 0.760%
1982 15.217 0.760%
1981 15.102 0.770%
1980 14.986 0.770%
1979 14.871 0.780%
1978 14.756 -1.170%
1977 14.931 -1.160%
1976 15.106 -1.150%
1975 15.281 -1.130%
1974 15.456 -1.120%
1973 15.631 -2.500%
1972 16.031 -2.430%
1971 16.431 -2.380%
1970 16.832 -2.320%
1969 17.232 -2.270%
1968 17.632 -3.690%
1967 18.308 -3.560%
1966 18.984 -3.440%
1965 19.660 -3.320%
1964 20.336 -3.220%
1963 21.012 -2.600%
1962 21.573 -2.530%
1961 22.134 -2.480%
1960 22.696 -2.410%
1959 23.257 -2.360%
1958 23.818 -0.230%
1957 23.874 -0.230%
1956 23.930 -0.240%
1955 23.987 -0.230%
1954 24.043 -0.230%
1953 24.099 -0.230%
1952 24.155 -0.230%
1951 24.211 -0.230%
1950 24.268 0.000%