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15 02, 2018

NYTimes: Fewer Babies than American Women Would Like

By |February 15th, 2018|Demo Intel, Fertility, Marriage, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on NYTimes: Fewer Babies than American Women Would Like

In an article for The New York Times, the economist Lyman Stone notes that “American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want.” Stone, who serves as an advisor to Demographic Intelligence, predicts that the U.S. fertility rate reached 1.77 children per woman in 2017, a 38-year low. Drawing on research conducted for The U.S. Fertility Forecast, Stone points out […]

15 02, 2018

“Sex is down in America” – Politico article by DI president

By |February 15th, 2018|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on “Sex is down in America” – Politico article by DI president

Sex is down in America. For both teenagers and young adults, sex is in decline, according to a new article by Demographic Intelligence President Samuel Sturgeon published in Politico. The share of young adults aged 18-30 who reported no sex jumped from around 10 percent a decade ago to 18 percent in 2014-2016. This decline in […]

18 01, 2018

NYTimes: The Current State of the U.S. Fertility Rate

By |January 18th, 2018|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on NYTimes: The Current State of the U.S. Fertility Rate

The New York Times cites Demographic Intelligence in an article that explores the unique state of the U.S. Fertility rate. Although the fertility rate is at a record low, there are segments of women who are reversing decades of trends of not being mothers. Read the full article here.

28 12, 2017

Is Decreased Fertility Affecting Charlotte Schools?

By |December 28th, 2017|Fertility|Comments Off on Is Decreased Fertility Affecting Charlotte Schools?

The Charlotte Observer explores why there are empty classrooms at an elementary school in a prosperous Charlotte suburb and what it may mean for the future of public education in North Carolina. The article may be read here.

7 12, 2017

Why isn’t America Having a Baby Boom Right Now?

By |December 7th, 2017|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on Why isn’t America Having a Baby Boom Right Now?

Expectations and rationale for the decreasing U.S. birth rate are discussed in the Deseret News article “Why isn’t America having a baby boom right now?” Demographic Intelligence president, Samuel Sturgeon, is quoted as saying births will have dropped by 2.8 percent by the end of this year to 3.84 million. The predicted fertility rate of […]

21 11, 2017

National Review Cites DI Findings

By |November 21st, 2017|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on National Review Cites DI Findings

The National Review highlights findings from Demographic Intelligence regarding the decrease in births this year. The article mentions the traditionally consistent relationship between the economy and childbearing and how the current circumstances are not fitting with traditional expectations. Their article “Where Are the Recovery Babies? can be read here.

21 11, 2017

Total Fertility Rate: Lowest in Three Decades

By |November 21st, 2017|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on Total Fertility Rate: Lowest in Three Decades

The Washington Examiner cites Demographic Intelligence in an article that states the total fertility rate will drop to its lowest level in three decades. The surprising decline and possible causes are discussed. Read the full article here.

 

20 11, 2017

Births Falling Even as Economy Improves

By |November 20th, 2017|Demo Intel, Fertility, Marriage, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on Births Falling Even as Economy Improves

The November edition of the U.S. Fertility Forecast addresses a marked decrease in 2017 births despite a growing economy and rising young adult employment. This decline coincides with a decline in sex among young adults, which may be in part due to the rising popularity of smartphones and social media as well as a reluctance […]

1 11, 2017

South Korea Fertility Forecast 2017 Baseline Report Released

By |November 1st, 2017|Fertility, International Birth Rate, South Korea|Comments Off on South Korea Fertility Forecast 2017 Baseline Report Released

The South Korea Fertility Forecast 2017 Baseline Report has been released by Demographic Intelligence. This report includes detailed projections for 2017 to 2020 and national projections for South Korean births from 2017 to 2030. Please contact us today for more information.

13 05, 2016

The End of American Fertility Exceptionalism

By |May 13th, 2016|Demo Intel, Fertility, U.S. Birth Rate|Comments Off on The End of American Fertility Exceptionalism

Over the last 25 years, the fertility rate in the United States has generally hewed close to the replacement total fertility rate (TFR) of 2.1 children per woman, with slight deviations in response to the business cycle. This means that the U.S. has enjoyed exceptionally high fertility for a developed nation. But Demographic Intelligence (DI) […]