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2011-02-03 23:52:39
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According to the 2000 Census, the average US family sizewas 3.14 people.

The average number of children per all families was only .90 child.

The average number of children in families with childrenwas 1.86 children.

So families with children tended toward 2 children, but not significantly if you allow for the number of families with MORE than 2. The number of families with 1 is likely close to the number of families with 2. More than half (52%) of ALL families had no minor children at all.

With changing Demographics, this number could be larger in the 2010 Census. Larger families would weight both averages upward.


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Sourcing: It states that the average number of children in a Japanese family is 3.

the average American and about every body in my family

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It really depends. Some average information says that there are 1,6 children in an average German family. So, as you can see usually between one and two children, but some people have no children, some have 10. Depending on the family.

The number of children in the average American family has dropped from 2.5 to 1.3. On average there are more boys in an American family than girls. In 2002 about 95,000 more boys were born than girls. The mother's age may influence this phenomenon: older mothers about 40 have fewer boys than girls. Teen mothers experience the opposite. Chinese mothers have the highest ratio of boys to girls.

As the life span of mankind is decreasing, the average Western family is about 3-4 children and a husband and wife. Hope this helps :)

Typically a family in America will have 1.5 children which in laymans terms is 2 children minus the dog and cat In the UK the average number of children used to be 2.4 children per family during the 1950s, however this has now reduced with falling birth rates to 1.8 children per family. This does not mean that every family has 1.8 children as you can't have 4/5 of a child, it effectively means that there are on average 9 children for every 5 families.

I think around 5 or 4 not sure tho

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I have never seen a Muslim family of 1 in my life so it shouldn't be a low average, maybe between 3-6

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