Countries of the World
Fertility rates - 2005

Country
Rank

Fertility rate (children / woman)
Niger
1
7.8 children
Uganda
2
7.1 children
Guinea-Bissau
2
7.1 children
Afghanistan
4
7.0 children
Liberia
5
6.8 children
Mali
5
6.8 children
Burundi
5
6.8 children
Dem. Rep. of Congo
8
6.7 children
Angola
9
6.6 children
Western Sahara
10
6.6 children
Burkina Faso
11
6.5 children
Sierra Leone
12
6.5 children
Chad
13
6.4 children
Congo
14
6.3 children
Somalia
15
6.3 children
Malawi
16
5.9 children
Equatorial Guinea
17
5.9 children
Ethiopia
17
5.9 children
Yemen
19
5.9 children
Guinea
20
5.8 children
Marshall Islands
21
5.7 children
Benin
22
5.7 children
Mauritania
23
5.7 children
Nigeria
24
5.6 children
Rwanda
25
5.5 children
Zambia
26
5.5 children
Mozambique
27
5.3 children
Eritrea
28
5.3 children
Togo
29
5.1 children
Madagascar
30
5.1 children
Kenya
31
5.0 children
Djibouti
32
4.8 children
Ivory Coast
33
4.8 children
Central African Rep.
34
4.8 children
Tanzania
35
4.8 children
Senegal
35
4.8 children
Cameroon
37
4.8 children
Laos
38
4.6 children
Gambia
39
4.5 children
Kuwait
40
4.5 children
Guatemala
41
4.4 children
Pakistan
42
4.3 children
Western Samoa
42
4.3 children
Iraq
44
4.3 children
Sudan
45
4.3 children
Kiribati
46
4.2 children
Bhutan
47
4.2 children
Ghana
48
4.2 children
Comoros
49
4.1 children
East Timor
50
4.1 children
Maldives
50
4.1 children
Swaziland
52
4.0 children
Vanuatu
52
4.0 children
Cambodia
52
4.0 children
Saudi Arabia
55
4.0 children
Micronesia
56
3.9 children
Papua New Guinea
56
3.9 children
Solomon
56
3.9 children
French Guiana
56
3.9 children
Sao Tome and Principe
60
3.9 children
Haiti
61
3.8 children
Gabon
62
3.8 children
Namibia
63
3.8 children
Paraguay
64
3.7 children
Bolivia
65
3.7 children
Tajikistan
66
3.6 children
Cape Verde
67
3.6 children
Honduras
68
3.6 children
Oman
69
3.5 children
Nepal
70
3.5 children
Guam
71
3.5 children
Lesotho
71
3.5 children
Zimbabwe
73
3.4 children
Jordan
74
3.4 children
Syria
75
3.3 children
Egypt
76
3.2 children
Nicaragua
77
3.2 children
Botswana
78
3.1 children
Philippines
78
3.1 children
Belize
80
3.0 children
Bangladesh
81
3.0 children
Qatar
82
2.9 children
Libya
83
2.9 children
Israel
83
2.9 children
India
85
2.9 children
Fiji
86
2.8 children
Dominican Rep.
87
2.8 children
Malaysia
88
2.8 children
El Salvador
88
2.8 children
Peru
90
2.8 children
Ecuador
91
2.7 children
South Africa
92
2.7 children
Wallis and Futuna
92
2.7 children
Venezuela
94
2.6 children
Turkmenistan
94
2.6 children
Panama
96
2.6 children
Suriname
97
2.5 children
Morocco
98
2.5 children
Reunion
99
2.5 children
Kyrgyzstan
99
2.5 children
Algeria
101
2.5 children
Palau
102
2.5 children
Brunei
103
2.4 children
Colombia
103
2.4 children
Jamaica
105
2.4 children
Bahrain
106
2.4 children
Uzbekistan
107
2.4 children
Grenada
108
2.4 children
Mongolia
109
2.4 children
French Polynesia
110
2.3 children
Saint Kitts & Nevis
111
2.3 children
Indonesia
111
2.3 children
Argentina
113
2.3 children
Brazil
113
2.3 children
Myanmar
115
2.3 children
New Caledonia
115
2.3 children
Lebanon
117
2.3 children
Bahamas
118
2.3 children
Antigua and Barbuda
119
2.3 children
Albania
120
2.2 children
Guyana
121
2.2 children
Saint Lucia
122
2.2 children
Mexico
122
2.2 children
Turkey
122
2.2 children
U.S. Virgin Islands
125
2.2 children
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
126
2.1 children
Netherlands Antilles
126
2.1 children
Uruguay
126
2.1 children
Iran
126
2.1 children
Guadeloupe
130
2.1 children
Azerbaijan
131
2.0 children
Cayman Islands
132
2.0 children
New Zealand
132
2.0 children
Martinique
132
2.0 children
Mauritius
132
2.0 children
Tunisia
132
2.0 children
Ireland
132
2.0 children
Iceland
132
2.0 children
Costa Rica
132
2.0 children
United States
132
2.0 children
Chile
141
2.0 children
Dominica
142
2.0 children
Sri Lanka
143
1.9 children
Puerto Rico
144
1.9 children
France
144
1.9 children
Thailand
144
1.9 children
Bermuda
147
1.9 children
China
148
1.9 children
Aruba
149
1.8 children
Viet Nam
149
1.8 children
Kazakhstan
149
1.8 children
Norway
149
1.8 children
Finland
149
1.8 children
Denmark
154
1.8 children
Seychelles
155
1.8 children
Switzerland
155
1.8 children
Australia
155
1.8 children
Great Britain
158
1.7 children
United Arab Emirates
158
1.7 children
Netherlands
160
1.7 children
Taiwan
161
1.7 children
Yugoslavia
161
1.7 children
Barbados
161
1.7 children
Luxembourg
161
1.7 children
Macedonia
165
1.7 children
Belgium
166
1.6 children
Trinidad and Tobago
167
1.6 children
Cuba
168
1.5 children
Canada
169
1.5 children
Cyprus
170
1.5 children
Georgia
171
1.5 children
Sweden
172
1.4 children
Austria
172
1.4 children
Portugal
172
1.4 children
Liechtenstein
175
1.4 children
Estonia
175
1.4 children
Malta
177
1.4 children
Germany
177
1.4 children
Korea (N + S)
179
1.4 children
Moldova
179
1.4 children
Croatia
179
1.4 children
Armenia
182
1.3 children
Italy
183
1.3 children
Spain
184
1.3 children
Bosnia
185
1.3 children
Japan
186
1.3 children
Andorra
186
1.3 children
San Marino
186
1.3 children
Romania
186
1.3 children
Russia
186
1.3 children
Bulgaria
186
1.3 children
Greece
192
1.3 children
Hungary
193
1.3 children
Lithuania
194
1.3 children
Slovakia
195
1.3 children
Belarus
196
1.2 children
Latvia
196
1.2 children
Singapore
196
1.2 children
Czech Rep.
199
1.2 children
Poland
199
1.2 children
Slovenia
201
1.2 children
Ukraine
202
1.2 children
Macau
203
0.9 children



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