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South Africa - Total fertility rate

2.3
(births per woman)
in 2015

Between 1966 and 2015, fertility rate of South Africa was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 5.84 births per woman in 1966 to 2.34 births per woman in 2015.

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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 current age-specific fertility rates.

Date Value Change, %
2015 2.3 -1.02 %
2014 2.4 -1.01 %
2013 2.4 -1.04 %
2012 2.4 -1.07 %
2011 2.4 -1.18 %
2010 2.5 -1.32 %
2009 2.5 -1.50 %
2008 2.5 -1.63 %
2007 2.6 -1.79 %
2006 2.6 -1.79 %
2005 2.7 -1.69 %
2004 2.7