Dominica - Fertility rate
Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
The value for Fertility rate, total (births per woman) in Dominica was 1.90 as of 2003. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5.50 in 1972 and a minimum value of 1.90 in 1997.
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.
Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Reproductive health