A new threat to the U.S. economy, analysts called the drop in the birth rate in the country. On Wednesday, July 29, Bloomberg reported.
It is noted that according to a survey conducted by the Institute of Halmahera, 34% of American women due to pandemic coronavirus want to delay pregnancy or have fewer children.
In the latter years significantly reduced the total fertility rate in the United States — from 2.1 to 1.7 children per woman.
At the same time, analysts at the Brookings institution estimate that in 2021 in the United States will be born for 500 thousand less children than demographers predicted. As a result, States will lose a large number of consumers, workers and taxpayers.
Earlier it was reported that the U.S. economic recovery began in all 50 States of the country in accordance with the plans, suspended earlier due to the pandemic coronavirus.
Also US President Donald trump said that 2020 will be “incredible” for the economy given the sharp recovery amid coronaries.
Recall that the U.S. leads the world in incidence COVID-19. According to the latest data, the country confirmed 4 530 528 cases of infection with novel coronavirus infection-2 214 058 patients had died and 153 000 — recovered.