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The US fertility rate just hit a record-low — and it could signal a 'demographic time bomb'

After years of consistent decline, new data reveal the US fertility rate has hit a record low, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Provisional 2016 data showed a 1% decline from the year prior. That brings the general fertility rate among women 15 to 44 to 62.0 births per 1,000 women. Experts in demographic trends fear the falling rate could signal the beginning of larger economic woes for the US.
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