Fertility Rates

Top 10 Countries - highest total fertility rates

CountryBirths per woman
Niger7.6
Somalia6.5
Mali6.2
Chad6.2
Angola6.1
Dem Rep of Congo6.0
Burundi5.9
Uganda5.8
The Gambia5.7
Nigeria5.7

World average: 2.45 births per woman

Top 10 Countries - lowest total fertility rates

CountryBirths per woman
Republic of Korea1.2
Portugal1.3
Hong Kong1.3
Macao1.3
Singapore1.3
Moldovia1.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.3
Spain1.3
Poland1.3
Greece1.3

World average: 2.45 births per woman

Note: most recent dates available for data on 18 August 2016

Source: World Bank (2014)