Declining Fertility in America

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 21:30

As another year approaches, fertility rates decline further. A problem previously perceived as of little relevance to the United States, Baby Boomers get older and babies are rarer. Birth rates in America are declining, which will likely have far-reaching negative economic consequences; research indicates the US' birth rates could fall as low as 1.5 children per woman.

A recent study and publications by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a think tank based in Washington DC, has further confirmed such declining fertility rates in the US. Read more about a growing crisis here.