Fertility




Decline in fertility

A total of 58 900 children were born in 2016, almost the same as 2015. This gives a total fertility rate (TRF) for women of 1.71,…


Twelve genes influence fertility

An international research team, including the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, has found twelve genes that may help determine why some people have children at…


Continued decline in fertility

Fertility rates in Norway have fallen since 2009 and the fall continues. Statistics Norway (SSB) believes that the current average of just above 1.7 children…