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Having children 2.72 MB
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Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of the Australian Institute of Families Studies in 1980. This snapshot focuses on fertility rate, the age at which women have their first child, and the number of births per woman.

Key trends:

  • Fertility is trending down
  • Women are having children later
  • Women having fewer children
  • The desire to have children is still strong
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