birthrate vs fertility what difference

what is difference between birthrate and fertility

English

Alternative forms

  • birth rate

Etymology

From birth +‎ rate

Noun

birthrate (plural birthrates)

  1. The ratio of total live births to total population for a specific community or nation in a specified period; often expressed in births per thousand per year

Synonyms

  • natality

Antonyms

  • death rate

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle French fertilité, from Latin fertilitas.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /fɚːˈtɪləti/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪti

Noun

fertility (countable and uncountable, plural fertilities)

  1. (uncountable) The condition, or the degree, of being fertile.
    Muckspreading increases the fertility of the soil.
  2. (countable) The birthrate of a population; the number of live births per 1000 people per year.
  3. The average number of births per woman within a population.

Synonyms

  • fecundity, fertileness

Antonyms

  • infertility

Derived terms

  • oncofertility

Translations

Further reading

  • fertility on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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