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Fertility rate - Country rankings:

The average for 2016 was 2.73 births per woman.The highest value was in Niger: 7.24 births per woman and the lowest value was in South Korea: 1.17 births per woman. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Fertility rate.

Fertility rate, births per woman, 2016
(births per woman, Source: The World Bank);

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.

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