Japan has asked its citizens to have more babies and follow it up by paying up to 180,000 yen, about $1,684 per birth.
The Asian country has been struggling with a looming demographic crisis and is trying to boost it with cash incentives for new parents.
According to Bloomberg, the health ministry gave a total rate increased of 1.46 in 2015, slightly up from the previous rate of 1.42 in 2014 and the biggest contribution to the increase came from women 30 to 34.
The biggest improvement in fertility in the country was in a town called Ama on the island of Nakanoshima.
Analysts are wondering why a woman would choose to have another kid and spend $250,000 a year on its upbringing while she could instead work and make say a $1 million a year.