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Will the Covid-19 pandemic have an impact on birth rates?

17 March 2021

Birth rates go down during crises as economic stability is key for people planning to start a family, which is evident in trends around people having children later in life when they may be more financially stable, says Dr Charlotte Faircloth (UCL Institute of Education).

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