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France Reaches 30% Diversity Among Newborns; Native Youth Get Angry

What share of France’s population is “diverse”, as the term is used today (i.e., non-European by ancestry)? People wonder, and — actually — it’s a bit of a mystery. Reliable racial data for France is hard to come by. An … Continue reading

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All 10 Million Europeans: The Specter of Endless Low-Fertility

Years ago, I came across an intriguing essay. It was entitled “All 10 million Europeans”, and was about Europe’s shrinking native population. What happens if birth rates fall permanently below death rates? …[T]here is no evidence that this [deaths exceeding … Continue reading

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The USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980 to 2010

NOTE: This is a follow-up to a post made last year, “USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2008”, the data for which ended in 2008. The CDC recently released final fertility figures for 2010, and used Census-2010 data to update … Continue reading

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Western Civilizational Pride, 1986-1992

A theory of mine, for some time now, has been that a swelling of ‘civilizational pride’ among Westerners began sometime in the late-1980s — as it became clear victory in the Cold War was at hand — and lasted through … Continue reading

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Mormon Fertility in the 21st Century and America’s Destiny

A recent post by Steve Sailer speculates on the future of Mormonism in the USA. “Ever since roughly 1890, Mormons have been trying to compensate for the weirdness of their founding era by closely emulating mainstream middle class white American … Continue reading

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Family Type and Fertility

Steve Sailer posts the following map: It is explained thusly by New York Times blogger Frank Jacobs: * The “absolute nuclear” family type is both liberal and unequal. Children are totally emancipated, forming independent families of their own. The inheritance … Continue reading

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USA: White Fertility and Intelligence (or, Dysgenics Quantified)

Quantifying Dysgenics The previous post, “Dysgenic Fertility Trends in Generation-X” reported on the negative correlation between white fertility and educational-attainment (a proxy for intelligence) among women ending their reproductive lives in the early 2010s (i.e., those born in the late … Continue reading

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Dysgenic Fertility Trends in Generation X

Q. Is the generation of White children that has been, and is being born, to White Generation-X mothers in the USA of significantly lower quality than its parent generation? (i.e., is dysgenics occurring more sharply now than it has in … Continue reading

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Chidlessness Among Generation-X Women

Foseti is alarmed that 43% of white-collar American women between ages 33 and 46 have never had a child. Of course, this is a very large age-bracket, and many of the women in their 30s may yet have children. Age … Continue reading

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Primogeniture and Fertility

Primogeniture: The practice of passing all property to one’s firstborn son. A man with four sons has an estate. He dies. To whom goes the land? Today, it would be split between the four sons evenly, by law. In the … Continue reading

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Why did French fertility collapse in the 1800s?

Population Growth in the Century After Napoleon: France. –1816 : 29.9 million –1860 : 36.5 million [+22.1%] –1910 : 39.5 million [+8.2%] Germany (within 1871 borders). –1816 : 22.4 million –1860 : 37.6 million [+67.9%] –1910 : 64.9 million [+72.6%] … Continue reading

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USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2008

NOTE: New data has allowed me to post a new version of this graph through 2010: USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2010 White fertility rate: A caveat: Race-fertility calculations in the USA are based on race of mother. One … Continue reading

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U.S. fertility: Baby-Boomers did not replace selves

U.S. fertility fell below replacement level with the first of the “Baby-Boomers”, and has not recovered. I present the data below. It was even more dramatic in Europe, I understand. Question: Is a sub-replacement Total-Fertility-Rate really “what people naturally want”, … Continue reading

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