Partner Perspectives

Fertility Rates Keep Dropping, and It’s Going to Hit the Economy Hard

Jan 3, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Global fertility rates have decreased by about half since 1960.

If the world has too many elderly dependents and not enough workers, the burden on economic growth will be difficult to overcome.


Global fertility rates have decreased by about half since 1960, drastically shaping today's economy and promising much more severe consequences to come if the plunge continues. ...

For Serious People Who Seek Intelligence Over News

Subscribe & Save 50% today!

You can cancel at anytime

  • High quality, unbiased analysis of global events
  • Quarterly, annual, and decade geopolitical forecasts
  • Customized notifications, newsletters, and much more

Preview Some FREE Worldview Articles Below:

Free Coronavirus Articles

Free Geopolitical Articles

Article Search

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview


To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.