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People > Fertility > Wanted fertility rate > Births per woman: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Wanted fertility rate (births per woman). Wanted fertility rate is an estimate of what the total fertility rate would be if all unwanted births were avoided.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 6.8 2006
2 Chad 6.1 2004
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.6 2007
4 Nigeria 5.3 2008
=5 Burkina Faso 5.2 2010
=5 Zambia 5.2 2007
=7 East Timor 5.1 2010
=7 Jamaica 5.1 2009
=7 Guinea 5.1 2005
10 Mozambique 4.9 2003
=11 Uganda 4.8 2006
=11 Mali 4.8 2006
=13 Tanzania 4.7 2010
=13 Central African Republic 4.7 1995
=15 Liberia 4.6 2007
=15 Yemen 4.6 1997
=17 Malawi 4.5 2010
=17 Sierra Leone 4.5 2008
=17 Cameroon 4.5 2004
=17 Cote d'Ivoire 4.5 1999
=21 Republic of the Congo 4.4 2005
=21 Eritrea 4.4 2002
23 Benin 4.3 2006
=24 Burundi 4.2 2010
=24 Madagascar 4.2 2009
=24 Togo 4.2 1998
=24 Sudan 4.2 1990
28 Mauritania 4.1 2001
29 Botswana 3.9 1988
30 Comoros 3.7 1996
=31 Ghana 3.5 2008
=31 Gabon 3.5 2000
33 Zimbabwe 3.4 2011
34 Sao Tome and Principe 3.3 2009
=35 Senegal 3.2 2011
=35 Kenya 3.2 2009
=37 Rwanda 3.1 2010
=37 Pakistan 3.1 2007
=37 Kyrgyzstan 3.1 1997
=37 Uzbekistan 3.1 1996
41 Ethiopia 3 2011
=42 Guatemala 2.9 2009
=42 Tunisia 2.9 1988
=44 Mexico 2.8 1987
=44 Ecuador 2.8 1987
=46 Jordan 2.7 2009
=46 Namibia 2.7 2007
=46 Turkmenistan 2.7 2000
49 Cambodia 2.6 2010
=50 Lesotho 2.4 2009
=50 Egypt 2.4 2008
=50 Philippines 2.4 2008
=50 Haiti 2.4 2006
=54 Nicaragua 2.3 2007
=54 Honduras 2.3 2006
=54 South Africa 2.3 1998
=57 Maldives 2.2 2009
=57 Paraguay 2.2 2008
=57 Trinidad and Tobago 2.2 1987
=57 Sri Lanka 2.2 1987
=61 Guyana 2.1 2009
=61 Swaziland 2.1 2007
=63 El Salvador 2 2008
=63 Bolivia 2 2008
=65 Bangladesh 1.9 2007
=65 Dominican Republic 1.9 2007
=65 Indonesia 1.9 2007
=65 India 1.9 2006
=65 Kazakhstan 1.9 1999
=65 Turkey 1.9 1998
=71 Nepal 1.8 2011
=71 Azerbaijan 1.8 2006
=71 Morocco 1.8 2004
=71 Brazil 1.8 1996
=71 Thailand 1.8 1987
=76 Armenia 1.6 2010
=76 Colombia 1.6 2010
=76 Peru 1.6 2008
=76 Vietnam 1.6 2002
80 Albania 1.4 2009
81 Ukraine 1.1 2007

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