Wanted fertility rate (births per woman)

Definition: Wanted fertility rate is an estimate of what the total fertility rate would be if all unwanted births were avoided.

Description: The map below shows how Wanted fertility rate (births per woman) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Niger, with a value of 7.40. The country with the lowest value in the world is Ukraine, with a value of 1.10.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual