# Rate

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Related to general fertility rate: Crude birth rate, Age Specific Death Rate, Total fertility rate

## Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of \$1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives \$30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.

## Rate

See Interest Rate.

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On average, across all regions depicted in Figure 4, about 60% of the annual decline in lifetime risk was attributable to declines in the MMR and 40% to declines in the general fertility rate, illustrating that both interventions to improve maternal health care and interventions to reduce unwanted fertility can play important roles in reducing the likelihood of a maternal death over a woman's lifetime.
General fertility rates (GFR) in Wales:Wales 33,627 57.
In the fertility equations (Table IV), an added week of paid maternal leave is shown to raise the general fertility rate by about 1.
General Fertility Rate, 1940-2009 (Births per Thousand Women Age 15-44)
Figures published by the Chartered Society for Physiotherapy showed 31,400 babies were born across Wales last year - a general fertility rate of 54.
Assuming that higher GDP-per capita and/or lower share of agricultural labour force in total labour force are an index of economic development, we can argue that both general fertility rate (GFR) and infant mortality rate (Inf.

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