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Table B1.-Annual number of births (U.S. Census projections, Middle Series): 1951 to 2011
(In thousands)
Calendar Year Number of Births
1951 3,845
1952 3,933
1953 3,989
1954 4,102
1955 4,128
1956 4,244
1957 4,332
1958 4,279
1959 4,313
1960 4,307
1961 4,317
1962 4,213
1963 4,142
1964 4,070
1965 3,801
1966 3,642
1967 3,555
1968 3,535
1969 3,626
1970 3,739
1971 3,556
1972 3,258
1973 3,137
1974 3,160
1975 3,144
1976 3,168
1977 3,327
1978 3,333
1979 3,494
1980 3,612
1981 3,629
1982 3,681
1983 3,639
1984 3,669
1985 3,761
1986 3,757
1987 3,809
1988 3,910
1989 4,041
1990 4,158
1991 4,111
1992 4,065
1993 4,000
1994 3,953
1995 3,900
1996 3,891
1997 3,881
1998 3,943
1999 3,965
  Projected
2000 3,914
2001 3,932
2002 3,953
2003 3,978
2004 4,009
2005 4,045
2006 4,086
2007 4,133
2008 4,183
2009 4,234
2010 4,283
2011 4,328
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Nos. 1092, 1095, and "National Population Estimates for the 1990s," January 2001, and "Annual Projections of the Total Resident Population: 1999 to 2100," January 2000; and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Annual Summary of Births, Marriages, Divorces, and Deaths: United States, various years, National Vital Statistics Reports; and unpublished tabulations. (This table was prepared May 2001.)

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