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U.S. fertility rate lowest in 40 years

The U.S. fertility rate hit its lowest point in four decades in 2017, according to the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics, and birth rates declined for almost all women under 40 years old.

Data: 1960-2016 – World Bank World Development Indicators, 2017 provisional – CDC National Center for Health Statistics; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios