Puerto Rico Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Puerto Rico birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Puerto Rico in 2020 is 7.048 births per 1000 people, a 2.27% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Puerto Rico in 2019 was 7.212 births per 1000 people, a 2.24% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Puerto Rico in 2018 was 7.377 births per 1000 people, a 8.15% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Puerto Rico in 2017 was 8.032 births per 1000 people, a 7.55% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Israel 19.830
Panama 18.601
Oman 18.090
Saudi Arabia 17.097
Argentina 16.736
Guam 16.405
Seychelles 16.101
Antigua and Barbuda 14.979
French Polynesia 14.328
New Caledonia 13.988
Bahamas 13.838
Uruguay 13.663
Bahrain 13.505
Kuwait 13.164
Australia 12.561
New Zealand 12.463
Trinidad and Tobago 12.453
Ireland 12.352
Chile 12.140
United States 11.990
Iceland 11.885
Sweden 11.827
Aruba 11.783
United Kingdom 11.433
France 11.107
Norway 11.099
Hong Kong 10.969
Denmark 10.865
Belgium 10.760
Curacao 10.751
Macao 10.684
Barbados 10.639
Luxembourg 10.494
Latvia 10.370
Canada 10.300
Switzerland 10.225
UAE 10.200
Estonia 10.172
Lithuania 10.134
Cyprus 10.128
Netherlands 10.121
Austria 9.939
Channel Islands 9.824
Malta 9.781
Poland 9.587
Slovenia 9.406
Hungary 9.406
Germany 9.397
Qatar 9.329
Finland 9.043
Croatia 8.685
Singapore 8.584
Taiwan 8.409
Spain 8.265
Portugal 7.768
Greece 7.475
Italy 7.391
Japan 7.301
South Korea 7.169
Puerto Rico 7.048
Puerto Rico - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 7.048 -2.270%
2019 7.212 -2.240%
2018 7.377 -8.150%
2017 8.032 -7.550%
2016 8.688 -7.010%
2015 9.343 -6.560%
2014 9.999 -6.150%
2013 10.654 -3.880%
2012 11.084 -3.740%
2011 11.515 -3.600%
2010 11.945 -3.480%
2009 12.376 -3.360%
2008 12.806 -1.830%
2007 13.045 -1.810%
2006 13.285 -1.770%
2005 13.524 -1.740%
2004 13.764 -1.710%
2003 14.003 -1.900%
2002 14.274 -1.860%
2001 14.545 -1.830%
2000 14.816 -1.800%
1999 15.087 -1.760%
1998 15.358 -2.650%
1997 15.776 -2.580%
1996 16.194 -2.510%
1995 16.611 -2.450%
1994 17.029 -2.400%
1993 17.447 -1.260%
1992 17.669 -1.240%
1991 17.891 -1.230%
1990 18.113 -1.210%
1989 18.335 -1.200%
1988 18.557 -1.990%
1987 18.934 -1.950%
1986 19.311 -1.920%
1985 19.689 -1.880%
1984 20.066 -1.840%
1983 20.443 -3.060%
1982 21.089 -2.980%
1981 21.736 -2.890%
1980 22.382 -2.810%
1979 23.029 -2.730%
1978 23.675 -1.080%
1977 23.934 -1.070%
1976 24.192 -1.060%
1975 24.451 -1.040%
1974 24.709 -1.040%
1973 24.968 -1.400%
1972 25.322 -1.370%
1971 25.675 -1.360%
1970 26.029 -1.340%
1969 26.382 -1.320%
1968 26.736 -3.970%
1967 27.841 -3.820%
1966 28.946 -3.680%
1965 30.052 -3.550%
1964 31.157 -3.430%
1963 32.262 -1.420%
1962 32.728 -1.400%
1961 33.194 -1.380%
1960 33.660 -1.370%
1959 34.126 -1.350%
1958 34.592 -1.510%
1957 35.124 -1.490%
1956 35.655 -1.470%
1955 36.187 -1.450%
1954 36.718 -1.430%
1953 37.250 -1.410%
1952 37.782 -1.390%
1951 38.313 -1.370%
1950 38.845 0.000%