* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
To explore further:
Articles on the world economy:
South Korea: Fertility rate, births per woman: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 2.54 births per woman with a minumum of 1.08 births per woman in 2005 and a maximum of 6.09 births per woman in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.