* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Fertility rate, births per woman, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 191 countries was 2.67 births per woman.The highest value was in Niger: 6.91 births per woman and the lowest value was in South Korea: 0.98 births per woman. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: births per woman; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Fertility rate in the European union
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