fbpx

Tag: replacement level

Mother reading a book to a child

The Tribune has reported that Utah’s birthrate is now below replacement level

Great news everyone. The Tribune has reported that Utah’s birthrate is now below replacement level! We should celebrate this fact — slowing population growth will mean a better quality of life for all of us in this state. And don’t believe the hype of those mentioned in the article who worry about the effects of a lower birthrate on the economy. PER CAPITA wealth gains — the only metric that really matters — are almost inevitably going to increase, regardless of the birthrate.

Continue reading

Donate

Your donation helps UPEC support voluntary planning for small families, track our ecological footprint, and promote new definitions of progress to achieve a sustainable human population in Utah.

Get Involved

Contact

Phone: (801) 508-4667

Mail: UPEC P.O. Box 520402
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0402

Copyright © 1997 – 2020 Utah Population and Environment Council. All Rights Reserved.