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Births in the United States 1930 to 2007

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The table below displays the total number of births for each year indicated from 1930 through 2007 in the United States. Notice the increase in births during the Baby Boom from 1946 to 1964. The source for this data are numerous editions of the Statistical Abstract of the United States.

U.S. Births 1930-2007

Year Births
1930 2.2 million
1933 2.31 million
1935 2.15 million
1940 2.36 million
1941 2.5 million
1942 2.8 million
1943 2.9 million
1944 2.8 million
1945 2.8 million
1946 3.47 million
1947 3.9 million
1948 3.5 million
1949 3.56 million
1950 3.6 million
1951 3.75 million
1952 3.85 million
1953 3.9 million
1954 4 million
1955 4.1 million
1956 4.16 million
1957 4.3 million
1958 4.2 million
1959 4.25 million
1960 4.26 million
1961 4.3 million
1962 4.17 million
1963 4.1 million
1964 4 million
1965 3.76 million
1966 3.6 million
1967 3.5 million
1973 3.14 million
1980 3.6 million
1985 3.76 million
1990 4.16 million
1995 3.9 million
2000 4 million
2004 4.1 million
2007 4.317 million

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