British birth rate leaps by 18% in a decade

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Media Type: News / Op - Eds

Date of Publication: February 4, 2014

Year of Publication: 2014

Publisher: Independent

Author(s): Emily Dugan

Newspaper: The Independent

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British women are having significantly more children than a decade ago, with birth rates for mothers in England and Wales up by 18 per cent, official figures show. Improvements in fertility treatments allowing people to start families later and a growing population of second generation migrants are amongst possible explanations for the rise.

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