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We know Americans—who they are, what they think, how much they make, and what they spend. We take the measure of the ever-changing consumer and provide the context for business strategy.
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Births in 2017 at Lowest Level in 30 Years
Despite the economic recovery, the baby bust continues. Only 3,853,472 babies were born in the U.S. in 2017—the lowest number since 1987, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Except for a small increase in 2014, the number of births has fallen in every year since 2007, when births hit a record high of 4.3 million.
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a professional demographer with a master’s degree from Cornell University, is New Strategist’s editorial director. She has guided the company since its inception in 1989 and has spent her career uncovering and interpreting American demographic trends: who we are, where we live, what we do, how much we spend. She is the former editor-in-chief of American Demographics magazine and The Boomer Report. She is the author of Demo Memo blog, American Consumers newsletter, and numerous books about demographic trends.
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