Research has indicated that there is direct correlation between social and financial empowerment, increasing income levels, career opportunities, education and lower fertility rates amongst women.

The potential for and impact of our services in the US, can be gauged by looking at these important demographic details:

  • National Birth Rates in the USA
  • Birth Rates in Florida
  • Poverty among women in Florida


In 2019, 3,747,540 births were registered in the United States, down 1% (or 44,172) from 2018, according to a report by US Department of Health and Human Services. The general fertility rate (GFR) for the United States in 2019 was 58.3 births per 1,000 females aged 15–44. In the same year, the mean age of mothers at first birth was 27.0 years, an increase from 26.9 in 2018, and another record high for the nation.


Data shows that there was a total of 220,010 births in Florida in 2019, a 10.3 birth rate for every 1000 persons living in the state.  In the same year, Florida has a total population of 21,268,553. Data also shows that a majority of population in Florida (53.2%) are White, 26.4% are Hispanic or Latino and 16.9% are Black or African Americans. The map next to this shows the areas within the state with different birth rates.


The US Census Bureau reports a 12.7% people living below poverty line in the State of Florida in 2019. Females comprise 51.1% of the total population. The largest demographic age groups living under the poverty lines in Florida are females aged 25-34 (7.65%), followed by females aged 35-44 (6.36%) and females aged 18-24 (6.14 %). The total number of females from 18 to 44 years of age living below the poverty line are shown in the next graph.

In total an estimated 2.9 million people lived in poverty in the entire state.