Countries with the Lowest Birth Rate

Ordered list of the 50 countries with the lowest birthrate in the world. Presentation of each of the ‘top-ten’ countries on this list…

List of countries with the lowest birth rate

The low birth rate is a problem that affects the vast majority of more developed countries, especially European countries, causing serious demographic problems. On the contrary, in developing countries, extremely high birth rates remain, which have contributed to a marked population growth, with an evident emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa.

Top Ten countries with the lowest birth rate

10th – Romania

Opening the top ten of countries is Romania, an Eastern European country where the number of births per thousand inhabitants is only 8.7.

Romania

9th – Germany

In Germany, the number of births per thousand inhabitants does not exceed 8.6, which makes the largest country in Western Europe one of those with the lowest birth rate.

8th – Bulgaria

Bulgaria is another Eastern European country with the lowest birth rate. In this country, the number of births per thousand inhabitants is 8.5.

7th – Italy

In seventh place is Italy, a country where the number of births per thousand inhabitants is, as in Bulgaria, only 8.5.

6th – Greece

Greece is another country in Southern Europe present in the top ten. In this Balkan country, the birth rate is only 8.3.

5th – South Korea

After 6 European countries, the first Asian country appears in this top ten – South Korea, a country where the birth rate is only 8.3 births per thousand inhabitants.

4th – Portugal

Portugal is also one of the countries with the lowest birth rate, with only 8.2 births per thousand inhabitants.

3rd – Taiwan

Opening the podium of the countries with the lowest birth rate is Taiwan, a country where the number of births per thousand inhabitants is only 8.2.

2nd – Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is the only North American country in the top ten of countries with the lowest birthrate. In this small Caribbean country the birth rate is only 8.0.

1st – Japan

With a birth rate of no more than 7.5 births per 1,000 inhabitants, Japan prominently leads the ranking of countries with the lowest birth rate.

Ordered list of the 50 countries with the highest birth rate

Rank Country Birth Rate
1 Japan 7.50
2 Puerto Rico 8.00
3 Taiwan 8.20
4 Portugal 8.20
5 South Korea 8.30
6 Greece 8.30
7 Italy 8.50
8 Bulgaria 8.50
9 Germany 8.60
10 Romania 8.70
11 Singapore 8.70
12 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.70
13 Croatia 8.80
14 Hungary 8.90
15 Serbia 8.90
16 Spain 9.00
17 Czech Republic 9.20
18 Slovenia 9.20
19 Poland 9.30
20 Austria 9.50
21 Qatar 9.50
22 Slovakia 9.60
23 Latvia 9.60
24 United Arab Emirates 9.80
25 Lithuania 9.80
26 Estonia 9.90
27 Belarus 10.00
28 Malta 10.00
29 Ukraine 10.10
30 Canada 10.20
31 Switzerland 10.50
32 Cuba 10.60
33 Russia 10.70
34 Finland 10.70
35 North Macedonia 10.80
36 Netherlands 10.90
37 Denmark 10.90
38 Thailand 11.00
39 Moldavia 11.20
40 Cyprus 11.20
41 Belgium 11.30
42 Luxembourg 11.60
43 Barbados 11.60
44 Montenegro 11.90
45 United Kingdom 12.00
46 Australia 12.00
47 China 12.10
48 France 12.10
49 Sweden 12.10
50 Georgia 12.10

Countries in the World

There were 195 countries in the world. Turning our attention to countries that start with the letter “J,” there are several nations that fit this criterion. According to availablecountries, notable examples include Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, and Kazakhstan (which starts with a “K” but is sometimes referred to as a “J” due to its former name, the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic). Each of these countries has its own unique identity and contributes to the global community in diverse ways. Japan, for instance, is an economic powerhouse known for its technological advancements and rich cultural heritage. Jordan, in the Middle East, is recognized for its historical sites, including Petra and the Dead Sea. Jamaica, in the Caribbean, is famous for its reggae music and vibrant culture. These countries starting with the letter “J” exemplify the global diversity and the varied impact of nations worldwide.