The graph illustrates the birth rates of China and the USA from 1920 to 2000.
As can be seen, China’s birth rate increased from 10% in 1920 to 15% in 1935. Then, the figure go down 5% in 1940 and it remain steady over the next year. After that, it rose sharply to reach a peak of 20% in 1950. However, a haft of decades later, the birth rate of China fell suddenly to 10 % in 1965. Then, it falling to about 2% in 2000.
Over the same time, USA had similar the birth rate of 12% to that of China in 1920. In the next years, the birth rate fell sharply to below 5% . Then, it rose suddenly to reach the highest point of 15% during 80 year period . In contrast, the figure go down significantly to 7% in next years.
Overall, the birth rate of USA is higher than China’s birth rate especially after 1950 but the birth rate of both countries followed a similar trend.