# In 2015, there were approximately 4,053,000 births in a country. Find the birth rate in births...

## Question:

In 2015, there were approximately 4,053,000 births in a country. Find the birth rate in births per minute. Assuming a population of 395 million, what was the annual birth rate in units of births per 1000 people? Round to the nearest tenth as needed.

## Birth Rate:

The birth rate is a type of unit rate. This is expressed as the number of births in a population per one unit of another quantity. Generally, it is found per 1000 units of the population for better understanding.

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The total number of births is {eq}4053000 {/eq}. The number of minutes in a year is {eq}365*24*60=525600 {/eq}. This is because a year has... How to Find the Unit Rate

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Chapter 50 / Lesson 2
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Unit rates can be helpful for anyone trying to figure out miles per hour, earnings per year, or practically any other amount of one unit it takes for something to happen in other units. In this lesson, take a look at what a unit rate is, why people use unit rates, finding the unit rate, and an example of unit rates.