There are other developed countries with near replacement rate fertility
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Submitted by Charlie Hall (United States), Mar 27, 2013 23:00
"Only the United States among the world's industrial nations has a fertility rate around the replacement level of 2.1"
This is false. From the CIA World Factbook the following fertility rates are found:
New Zealand 2.06
United States 2.06
The World Bank has similar statistics:
New Zealand 2.1
United States 2.1
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