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Deaths Outnumbered Births in Half of All States Between 2020 and 2021
Higher deaths and lower fertility during the COVID-19 pandemic led to natural decrease in nearly three-quarters of the nation’s counties.
U.S. Deaths Spiked as COVID-19 Continued
The United States experienced its largest increase in deaths between 2019 and 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Happy New Year 2022!
The United States is the third-most populous country in the world, behind China and India, but may drop to fourth behind Nigeria in the 2040s.
Population Grew 0.1% in 2021, Slowest Rate Since America’s Founding
With the exception of the last few years, the U.S. population has not grown at such a slow rate since 1918, during the influenza pandemic and World War I.