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Recession makes educated women in rich countries postpone having babies

July 3, 2011

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Fertility worldwide dropped but UK population rose by 470,000 in 2010 because, say experts, less educated had more children John Vidal, environment editor guardian.co.uk, Thursday 30 June 2011 19.32 BST Worldwide, fertility rates have dropped as women, particularly in rich countries, have postponed having children, a new study shows. Photograph: Cheryl Ravelo/Reuters Highly educated young […]