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Fertility - Total fertility rate

(children per woman)

Niger is the top country by fertility rate in the world. As of 2015, fertility rate in Niger was 7.57 per woman that accounts for 1.45 % of the world's fertility rate. The top 5 countries (others are Somalia, Mali, Chad, and Angola) account for 6.14 % of it. The world's total fertility rate was estimated at 523.05 per woman in 2015.

The average number of children a hypothetical cohort of women would have at the end of their reproductive period if they were subject during their whole lives to the fertility rates of a given period and if they were not subject to mortality. It is expres