The Philippines and the University of Michigan, 1870-1935

The median age at first birth for Filipino girls is 23.5 years old. It’s much earlier than the age of mothers at first birth in the US (27.8 years old for White, 27.9 years old for Hispanics, 30.7 years old for Asians). The same is about the fertility rate—it’s 2.53 which is quite high […]