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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 7.67 births per woman 2005
2 Uganda 7.1 births per woman 2005
3 Guinea-Bissau 7.08 births per woman 2005
4 Burundi 6.8 births per woman 2005
5 Liberia 6.78 births per woman 2005
6 Mali 6.72 births per woman 2005
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.7 births per woman 2005
8 Angola 6.56 births per woman 2005
9 Sierra Leone 6.48 births per woman 2005
10 Chad 6.3 births per woman 2005
11 Somalia 6.2 births per woman 2005
12 Burkina Faso 5.9 births per woman 2005
13 Equatorial Guinea 5.89 births per woman 2005
14 Malawi 5.84 births per woman 2005
15 Rwanda 5.8 births per woman 2005
=16 Benin 5.6 births per woman 2005
=16 Guinea 5.6 births per woman 2005
18 Mauritania 5.59 births per woman 2005
19 Nigeria 5.5 births per woman 2005
20 Zambia 5.4 births per woman 2005
21 Ethiopia 5.32 births per woman 2005
22 Mozambique 5.3 births per woman 2005
23 Eritrea 5.24 births per woman 2005
24 Tanzania 5.2 births per woman 2005
25 Madagascar 5.04 births per woman 2005
26 Togo 5.03 births per woman 2005
27 Cameroon 5 births per woman 2004
28 Kenya 4.98 births per woman 2005
29 Senegal 4.9 births per woman 2005
30 Djibouti 4.74 births per woman 2005
31 Central African Republic 4.73 births per woman 2005
32 Cote d'Ivoire 4.7 births per woman 2005
33 The Gambia 4.4 births per woman 2005
34 Sudan 4.15 births per woman 2005
35 Ghana 4.06 births per woman 2005
36 Swaziland 3.91 births per woman 2005
=37 Comoros 3.76 births per woman 2005
=37 Sao Tome and Principe 3.76 births per woman 2005
39 Gabon 3.73 births per woman 2005
40 Namibia 3.66 births per woman 2005
41 Cape Verde 3.53 births per woman 2005
42 Lesotho 3.4 births per woman 2005
43 Zimbabwe 3.34 births per woman 2005
44 Botswana 3.03 births per woman 2005
45 South Africa 2.78 births per woman 2005
46 Seychelles 2.1 births per woman 2003
47 Mauritius 1.98 births per woman 2005

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