South Africa: Fertility rate

(measure: births per woman; source: The World Bank)

South Africa: Fertility rate, births per woman

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1960 to 2015. The average value for South Africa during that period was 4.11 births per woman with a minumum of 2.48 births per woman in 2015 and a maximum of 6.04 births per woman in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.