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Most US Births Now by Non-Whites

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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For the first time in American history, whites no longer comprise the majority of babies being born in the United States. The U.S. Census Bureau announced Thursday that minorities now account for 50.4 percent of all U.S. births, compared to 49.6 percent for whites. The development follows decades of increasing immigration that helped fuel a […]

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China’s Boy-Girl Baby Ratio Begins to Even Out

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese authorities say the country’s lopsided birthrate, in which male children far outnumber females, has begun to even out. The director of the National Population and Family Planning Commission told reporters Tuesday that 118.08 males were born for every 100 females last year, compared to 119.45 the year before. Li Bin said the ratio has […]

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