Turkey reports higher fertility rate than EU member countries, where the total fertility rate stood at 1.53 births per woman in 2019, according to data released by Eurostat.
Several factors contribute to the rise in multiple births, including the rise of assisted reproductive technology (ART) since the 1970s, increased use of contraception and mothers giving birth at an older age, when twinning rates are higher.
According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), fertility rates in Turkey have fallen below the replacement rate, while legal-age child marriages have declined.
Better-educated American women are choosing their careers over childbearing, leading to a record-low population decline since the 1980s.
Norway's fertility rates have reached all-time lows, risking the country's economic stability. Muslim immigrants are keeping the labour force alive, as the country undergoes demographic changes.
The Arab nation hopes to convince families they don't have to have more than two children, but many parents and would be parents are not convinced. The plans is backed by the UN and US.
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