National Data | Chart | Hispanics, Blacks Driving Baby Boomlet
January 23, 2008, 04:00 AM
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Table 1:

Births by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2005 and 2006

Mother`s Race/ethnicity

2005

2006

Increase

% Increase

% of Increase

All races

4,138,349

4,265,996

127,647

3.1%

100.0%

Non-Hispanic white

2,279,768

2,309,833

30,065

1.3%

23.6%

Non-Hispanic black

583,759

617,220

33,461

5.7%

26.2%

Hispanic

985,505

1,039,051

53,546

5.4%

41.9%

Asian and other

289,317

299,892

10,575

3.7%

8.3%

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics Reports, December 5,

2007. Table 1.[ PDF]

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.