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Sub-Saharan Africa: Health > Fertility rate stats

Definitions

  • Total > Births per woman: 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.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
Total > Births per woman 5.12 births per woman
69% more than average
2005

Citation

"Sub-Saharan Fertility rate Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Fertility-rate