Country Comparison > Birth rate > TOP 100

RankCountryBirth rate (births/1,000 population)
1Niger47.51
2Angola42.69
3Uganda42.27
4Mali42.15
5Benin42.05
6Chad41.67
7Congo, Democratic Republic of the41.03
8Zambia40.43
9Malawi40.12
10South Sudan38.78
11Somalia38.65
12Mozambique38.63
13Liberia37.29
14Guinea-Bissau36.85
15Afghanistan36.67
16Burundi36.45
17Cameroon36.3
18Guinea36.06
19Sierra Leone35.39
20Burkina Faso35.1
21Tanzania34.6
22Nigeria34.59
23Sudan33.8
24Zimbabwe33.57
25Central African Republic33.17
26Congo, Republic of the32.57
27East Timor32.03
28Togo31.97
29Senegal31.82
30Ethiopia31.57
31Equatorial Guinea30.65
32Madagascar29.89
33Sao Tome and Principe29.7
34Ghana29.6
35Cote d'Ivoire29.1
36Mauritania28.97
37Gaza Strip28.62
38Western Sahara27.96
39Eritrea27.93
40Rwanda27.87
41Pakistan27.44
42Egypt27.22
43Kenya27.18
44Gambia, The26.97
45Gabon26.27
46Yemen25.8
47Iraq25.74
48Namibia25.69
49West Bank25.17
50Swaziland24.45
51Syria23.78
52Comoros23.6
53Solomon Islands23.58
54Tuvalu23.36
55Guatemala23.31
56Lesotho23.17
57Oman23.07
58Jordan23
59Libya22.95
60Philippines22.9
61Marshall Islands22.77
62Djibouti22.73
63Papua New Guinea22.49
64Laos22.38
65Vanuatu22.38
66Belize21.99
67Nauru21.87
68Tajikistan21.77
69Haiti21.74
70Cambodia21.33
71Tonga20.95
72Botswana20.93
73Bolivia20.77
74Kyrgyzstan20.62
75Kiribati20.48
76Algeria19.99
77Samoa19.58
78South Africa19.23
79Cape Verde19.13
80Guam18.89
81Micronesia, Federated States of18.89
82El Salvador18.59
83Honduras18.53
84Dominican Republic18.46
85Malaysia18.28
86Turkmenistan18.27
87India18.18
88Bangladesh18.13
89Nepal18.13
90Kuwait18.01
91Morocco17.88
92Venezuela17.86
93American Samoa17.8
94Israel17.63
95Mexico17.56
96Fiji17.35
97Nicaragua17.06
98Panama17.06
99Ecuador17.03
100Peru17

Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020

See also: Birth rate map

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