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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Birth rate

DEFINITION: The average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 46.84 births/1,000 population 2013
2 Mali 46.06 births/1,000 population 2013
3 Uganda 44.5 births/1,000 population 2013
4 Burkina Faso 42.81 births/1,000 population 2013
5 Zambia 42.79 births/1,000 population 2013
6 Somalia 41.45 births/1,000 population 2013
7 Burundi 40.04 births/1,000 population 2013
8 Malawi 39.98 births/1,000 population 2013
9 Angola 39.16 births/1,000 population 2013
10 Mozambique 39.08 births/1,000 population 2013
11 Nigeria 38.78 births/1,000 population 2013
12 South Sudan 38.5 births/1,000 population 2013
13 Ethiopia 38.07 births/1,000 population 2013
14 Chad 37.99 births/1,000 population 2013
15 Sierra Leone 37.77 births/1,000 population 2013
16 Tanzania 37.25 births/1,000 population 2013
17 Benin 37.02 births/1,000 population 2013
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 36.34 births/1,000 population 2013
19 Guinea 36.3 births/1,000 population 2013
20 Sao Tome and Principe 36.05 births/1,000 population 2013
21 Central African Republic 35.8 births/1,000 population 2013
22 Liberia 35.75 births/1,000 population 2013
23 Senegal 35.64 births/1,000 population 2013
24 Rwanda 35.49 births/1,000 population 2013
25 Togo 34.9 births/1,000 population 2013
26 Gabon 34.82 births/1,000 population 2013
27 Equatorial Guinea 34.35 births/1,000 population 2013
28 Guinea-Bissau 34.28 births/1,000 population 2013
29 Madagascar 33.58 births/1,000 population 2013
30 The Gambia 32.59 births/1,000 population 2013
31 Zimbabwe 32.41 births/1,000 population 2013
32 Mauritania 32.31 births/1,000 population 2013
33 Cameroon 31.93 births/1,000 population 2013
34 Ghana 31.7 births/1,000 population 2013
35 Eritrea 31.39 births/1,000 population 2013
36 Sudan 30.84 births/1,000 population 2013
37 Comoros 30.26 births/1,000 population 2013
38 Kenya 30.08 births/1,000 population 2013
39 Cote d'Ivoire 29.83 births/1,000 population 2013
40 Lesotho 26.31 births/1,000 population 2013
41 Swaziland 25.68 births/1,000 population 2013
42 Djibouti 24.5 births/1,000 population 2013
43 Botswana 21.69 births/1,000 population 2013
44 Cape Verde 20.96 births/1,000 population 2013
45 Namibia 20.72 births/1,000 population 2013
46 South Africa 19.14 births/1,000 population 2013
47 Seychelles 14.85 births/1,000 population 2013
48 Mauritius 13.62 births/1,000 population 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Birth rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/People/Birth-rate

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Birth rate

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Interesting observations about People > Birth rate

  • Uganda ranked first for birth rate amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Niger ranked first for birth rate amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Turkey ranked first for birth rate amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Israel ranked first for birth rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.
  • Mali ranked second for birth rate globally in 2013.
  • Ireland ranked first for birth rate amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Philippines ranked first for birth rate amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Malawi ranked first for birth rate amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
  • Burundi ranked first for birth rate amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
  • Guatemala ranked first for birth rate amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2013.
  • Tajikistan ranked first for birth rate amongst Cold countries in 2013.
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