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South Africa: Fertility rate, births per woman: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1960 to 2014. The average value for South Africa during that period was 4.11 births per woman with a minumum of 2.36 births per woman in 2014 and a maximum of 6.17 births per woman in 1960.
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Definition: Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with age-specific fertility rates of the specified year.