Overall, French fertility has generally been higher than German fertility in the post-war period, with the gap widening since the early 2000s. As a result, the number of births in France is now substantially higher than the number in Germany: in 2011, 828,000 compared with 678,000, i.e. 22% more births in France.
Second, Germany’s fertility rate will continue to slow, while France’s will remain steady, resulting in total population numbers switching…
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