Mother holding tiny foot of newborn baby

Fertility and birthrates are among the most closely monitored indicators of a country’s economic health. A record high of 83 countries report below-replacement level fertility rates.

When the population is too low, economies contract, and lead to a shrinking labour force and a substantial increase in the proportion of elderly.

The rise of this dependent older population has repercussions, especially regarding retirement ages, pensions, taxes, voting, health expenditures, and elder care.

What do you say? Are you concerned about the declining worldwide fertility rates?  You can find below what the M3 Global Research community answered to this question.

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One comment

  1. Far as I have learned most countries have stricter laws on abortion as America is trying to pass laws to have abortion. That is the result of less new people to grow up pay taxes and to take over to run this country. Fertility is just a small percentage comparing to abortions in this country.

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