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3.6 million

The approximate number of babies born in 2023. That’s about 76,000 fewer than in 2022 and the lowest one-year tally since 1979. Births increased during the pandemic, but more recent numbers indicate the birth rate will continue its downward trend from before the pandemic.

(Associated Press — April 25, 2024)

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