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Number of Babies Born to Foreign-Born Mothers Increasing in Britain

by Kathy Jones on  February 6, 2014 at 9:14 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
New figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in Britain reveals that while the fertility of British born women is increasing, one in every four newborn baby is born to foreign women.
 Number of Babies Born to Foreign-Born Mothers Increasing in Britain
Number of Babies Born to Foreign-Born Mothers Increasing in Britain
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According to the figures, around 724,000 babies were born in 2011of which 539,000 were born to British-born women and 185,000 babies were born to women who were born outside the UK.

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Women born in Poland had the highest number of babies in the non-UK group with 20,500 babies born to Polish born women. The figures also revealed that the fertility rate of British born women rose by 18 percent between 2001 and 2011 with the total fertility rate (TFR) of British born women being 1.84 babies compared to 2.21 children for the non-UK group.



Source: Medindia
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