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According to the US Census Bureau, the average family size in the United States is 3.14.

Total fertility rate - Wikipedia

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The total fertility rate (TFR), sometimes also called the fertility rate, absolute / potential natality, period total fertility rate (PTFR) or total period fertility rate (TPFR ) of a population is th...

Total fertility rate (children born/woman) - The World Factbook ...

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... a figure for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all ... Higher rates may also indicate difficulties for families, in some situations, ...

Figure FM-3 - Census.gov

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Average number of own children per family. (for families with children under 18). 1.0. 1.5. 2.0. 2.5. 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 ...

Family Size Among Mothers | Pew Research Center

www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/05/07/family-size-among-mothers/

The more education a mother has, the fewer children she will have on average in her lifetime.

Average size of a family in the US 1960-2015 | Statistic

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This graph shows the number of people per family in the U.S. from 1960 to 2015. The average American family in 2015 consisted of 3.14 persons. ... Italy: number of families with children 2011-2015, by number of children. Families in France in  ...

Americans' ideal family size is smaller than it used to be | Pew ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/05/08/ideal-size-of-the-american-family/

May 8, 2015 ... Half of Americans (48%) say two is the ideal number of children for a family to ... The average cost of raising a child, from birth until they reach age 18, ... that mothers these days are spending more hours per week at their jobs, ...

What We Lose With Only Two Children Per Family - The Federalist

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Feb 25, 2015 ... If we assume that everyone gets married and has the same number of children— big ... For example, when average family size falls from four to three, each person ... Even One Fewer Child Per Family Makes a Big Difference.

Family size in America: Are large families back? | BabyCenter

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Most big-family moms think that all the sibling ... 1970s — found that on average, the bigger the family, the lower ... What do you think is more important: The number of children or the ...

End of 2.4 children, as Britain has biggest families in Europe ...

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Aug 16, 2015 ... The trend comes at the same time as the average family size is shrinking ... In 2013 some 9.5 per cent of babies born in the UK had three or more older siblings ... It shows that a growing number of women are choosing to have ...