The ratio of the number of births to the size of the population; birth rate: in spite of falling natality, the population as a whole went up
More example sentences
- There are also mounting indications that the skewed child male/female ratio is a consequence of increasing gender differences in natality, i.e. sex-selective abortion.
- The prospect of yet more exploitative taxes to support reproducer indulgence means that a questioning of the bio-political privileging of natality is long overdue.
- Following this approach, we can define four basic processes: natality, mortality, immigration, and emigration, each modeled by a separate model fragment.
late 19th century: from French natalité, from nat- 'born', from the verb nasci.
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