Figure 1
Percentage growth in the annual number of births, Canada, 1921 to 2008

Description

This figure shows the growth, in percentage, of the annual birth rate in Canada from 1921 to 2008. The following are the values for every year: from 1921 to 1922, the growth of the annual birth rate was 4.7%, from 1922 to 1923, -4.8%, from 1923 to 1924, 1.7%, from 1924 to 1925, -0.9%, from 1925 to 1926, -4.0%, from 1926 to 1927, 0.6%, from 1927 to 1928, 1.1%, from 1928 to 1929, -0.6%, from 1929 to 1930, 3.4%, from 1930 to 1931, -1.2%, from 1931 to 1932, -2.0%, from 1932 to 1933, -5.4%, 1933 to 1934, -0.7%, from 1934 to 1935, 0.1%, from 1935 to 1936, -0.5%, from 1936 to 1937, -0.1%, from 1937 to 1938, 4.2%, from 1938 to 1939, 0.0%, from 1939 to 1940, 6.5%, from 1940 to 1941, 4.5%, from 1941 to 1942, 6.7%, from 1942 to 1943, 4.1%, from 1943 to 1944, 0.2%, from 1944 to 1945, 1.6%, from 1945 to 1946, 14.5%, from 1946 to 1947, 8.6%, from 1947 to 1948, -3.3%, from 1948 to 1949, 1.9%, from 1949 to 1950, 1.1%, from 1950 to 1951, 2.9%, from 1951 to 1952, 5.9%, from 1952 to 1953, 3.6%, from 1953 to 1954, 4.3%, from 1954 to 1955, 1.3%, from 1955 to 1956, 1.9%, from 1956 to 1957, 4.0%, from 1957 to 1958, 0.3%, from 1958 to 1959, 2.0%, from 1959 to 1960, 0.1%, from 1960 to 1961, -0.7%, from 1961 to 1962, -1.2%, from 1962 to 1963, -0.9%, from 1963 to 1964, -2.7%, from 1964 to 1965, -7.8%, from 1965 to 1966, -7.5%, from 1966 to 1967, -4.2%, from 1967 to 1968, -1.8%, from 1968 to 1969, 1.5%, from 1969 to 1970, 0.8%, from 1970 to 1971 -2.8%, from 1971 to 1972, -4.3%, from 1972 to 1973, -0.9%, from 1973 to 1974, 1.2%, from 1974 to 1975, 3.8%, from 1975 to 1976, 0.2%, from 1976 to 1977, 0.8%, 1977 to 1978, -0.8%, from 1978 to 1979, 2.0%, from 1979 to 1980, 1.3%, from 1980 to 1981, 0.2%, from 1981 to 1982, 0.7%, 1982 to 1983, 0.2%, from 1983 to 1984, 1.0%, from 1984 to 1985, -0.3%, from 1985 to 1986, -0.7%, from 1986 to 1987, -0.8%, from 1987 to 1988, 2.0%, from 1988 to 1989, 4.2%, from 1989 to 1990, 3.4%, from 1990 to 1991, 1.2%, from 1991 to 1992, -1.0%, from 1992 to 1993, -2.6%, from 1993 to 1994, -0.8%, from 1994 to 1995, -1.8%, from 1995 to 1996, -3.1%, from 1996 to 1997, -4.8%, from 1997 to 1998, -1.8%, from 1998 to 1999, -1.5%, from 1999 to 2000, -2.8%, from 2000 to 2001, 1.8%, from 2001 to 2002, -1.5%, from 2002 to 2003, 1.9%, from 2003 to 2004, 0.6%, from 2004 to 2005, 1.5%, from 2005 to 2006, 3.6%, from 2006 to 2007, 3.7%, and 2.7%, from 2007 to 2008.

Source: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.