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Fertility Main

The Census Bureau collects data on fertility in several of its surveys. To learn more, go to the About Fertility Web page.

Historical Time Series

Tables and figures showing historical trends in childbearing and childlessness can be found here.

Latest Releases

Fertility of Women in the United States: 2014 

Fertility of Women in the United States: 2012 

Multiplied Disadvantage: Multiple Partner Fertility and Economic Wellbeing into the Great Recession 

  • Paper [PDF] , by Lindsay M. Monte. (SIPP 2004 and SIPP 2008) Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston, MA, May 1-3, 2014. (Working Paper #2014-20).

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Fertility |  Last Revised: 2015-08-18T10:42:35-04:00