Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Birth Rate

Why Social Security Is Doomed: “Birthrate At Lowest Level on Record”… And the Future Is Unfunded

Here’s more evidence that the “recovery” never really happened, and good reason to think that the entire social net structure is doomed to fall apart. The birthrate, long tied to economic growth, has been dropping to its lowest point in recorded history – both nationally and, in particular, in the state of California. This demographic […]

Fertility Rates Keep Dropping, And It’s Going To Hit The Economy Hard

Total fertility rates, which can be defined as the average number of children born to a woman who survives her reproductive years (aged 15-49), have decreased globally by about half since 1960. This has drastically shaped today’s global economy, but as Visual Capitalist's Caitlin Cheadle explains, a continued decline could have much more severe long-term […]

Japanese Birth Rate Plunges To Record Low As Death-Rate Hits Record High / By Tyler Durden / June 7, 2013, 17:21 -0400 There are many headwinds to deflation-monster-fighting Abe’s plans to bring Japan back from the ledge but perhaps the biggest one is the demographic disaster. As Japan News reports, the decline in Japan’s population set another record in 2012 with the number of deaths exceeding births for the […]

US Birth Rate Declines for Fourth Straight Year / By SV / October 3, 2012 Paul Ehrlich’s population bomb was patently wrong in its prediction of a world brimming with humans until, eventually, a critical threshold was reached and crisis decimated human numbers. Or, perhaps the techniques used to avoid a “population bomb” are working. For the fourth year in a row, […]