(measure: births per woman; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Fertility rate, births per woman, 1960 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 4.1 births per woman with a minimum of 2.2 births per woman in 2019 and a maximum of 5.91 births per woman in 1960.
The latest value from 2019 is 2.2 births per woman. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 190
countries is 2.63 births per woman.
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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.