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The Associated Press
Date
May 7, 2014

How births have tumbled since the financial crisis

The financial crisis of 2008-2009 triggered more than a stock market and housing crash. It sent birth rates around the world tumbling, too.

Here’s a look at changes in the number of newborns by country:

Sources: Eurostat, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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