Faroe Islands: Fertility rate

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 Faroe Islands

Fertility rate, births per woman

 Latest value 2.29
 Year 2021
 Measure births per woman
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 2.57
 Min - Max 2.16 - 3.42
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Faroe Islands from 1970 to 2021. The average value for the Faroe Islands during that period was 2.57 births per woman with a minimum of 2.16 births per woman in 1983 and a maximum of 3.42 births per woman in 1970. The latest value from 2021 is 2.29 births per woman. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 2.55 births per woman. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Faroe Islands - Fertility rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Faroe Islands - Fertility rate - historical chart - 1970-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Life expectancy 83.50 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 85.70 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 81.40 2021 years
 Birth rate 12.80 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 8.10 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.29 2021 births per woman
 Diabetes prevalence 3.80 2021 percent
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