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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, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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
Fertility rate in Europe
Fertility rate in Asia
Fertility rate in Africa
Fertility rate in North America
Fertility rate in South America
Fertility rate in Australia
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