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Australia experiencing a near-record low fertility rate

By ABC NEWS (Australia)

Published : April 18, 2024 - 18:52

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Australia has a near-record low fertility rate. The data found Australian women will have on average 1.6 babies over the next five years sitting below the international average of 2.3. Experts say it could have some significant consequences for the workforce, health-system and cultural make-up.