France sees baby bust after COVID-19 lockdown

Q: Nine month’s after last spring’s coronavirus lockdown of 64 million people in France the number of babies being born there is falling instead of growing as many had expected. Where is France, which is seeing a baby bust rather than a predicted baby boom?

Circle the area on this map

Q: A drop in births also is expected in the United States and other developed countries amid families’ economic worries and pandemic stress. What nation southeast of France also reported declining births nine months after its earlier lockdown?

A. Belgium

B. Britain

C. Italy

D. Spain

Q: France has 11.77 births for every 1,000 people, according to the CIA World Factbook. Which neighbor of France has a lower birthrate?

A. Germany

B. Italy

C. Spain

D. All of the above

Q: While developed nations worry about falling birthrates, the world’s poorest nations have the highest birthrates. Where are the nations with the highest birthrates?

A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Europe

D. Latin American

Q: In addition to having the world’s highest birthrate, Niger has the lowest median age with half the population younger than 14.8 years old. Which nation has the world’s oldest population?

A. France

B. Italy

C. Japan

D. Monaco

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