Iceland: Birth rate

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 Iceland

The number of crude births per 1000 people, per year

 Latest value 13.1
 Year 2021
 Measure births per 1000 people
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 17.6
 Min - Max 11.9 - 28
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iceland from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Iceland during that period was 17.6 births per 1000 people with a minimum of 11.9 births per 1000 people in 2017 and a maximum of 28 births per 1000 people in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 13.1 births per 1000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 18.88 births per 1000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Iceland - Birth rate - recent values

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Iceland - Birth rate - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: 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.


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 Death rate 6.30 2021 deaths per 1000 people
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 Tuberculosis 4.90 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 5.50 2021 percent
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 Prevalence of undernourishment 2.50 2021 percent
 Suicides 11.90 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
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