How many infants are born in the United States each year?
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4,130,665 infants were born in the United States in 2009, a birth rate of 13.5 per 1,000 people.1
- Martin J. A., Hamilton B. E., Ventura S. J., Osterman, M. J., Kirmeyer, S., Mathews, T. J., et al. (2011). Births: Final data for 2009. National Vital Statistics Reports, 60, 1–70. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr60/nvsr60_01.pdf (PDF - KB) [top]
Last Updated Date: 11/30/2012
Last Reviewed Date: 11/30/2012