Kansas birthrate hits new record low


The Kansas birthrate bottomed out in 2019, falling to its lowest point in more than 100 years and raising concerns about the state's economy in the long term.

New statistics released by the state health department show that the state's birthrate dropped to 12.1 births per 1,000 people in 2019.

It was the lowest Kansas birthrate since record-keeping began in 1912 after the state set a record low of 12.5 births per 1,000 people in 2017 and 2018.

It's a trend . . .


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