The 20 countries with the highest fertility rates in 2014

  Number of children per woman
Niger 6.89
Mali 6.16
Burundi 6.14
Somalia 6.08
Uganda 5.97
Burkina Faso 5.93
Zambia 5.76
Malawi 5.66
Afghanistan 5.43
Angola 5.43
South Sudan 5.43
Mozambique 5.27
Nigeria 5.25
Ethiopia 5.23
Timor-Leste 5.11
Benin 5.04
Tanzania 4.95
Guinea 4.93
Sierra Leone 4.83
Cameroon 4.82
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The statistic shows the 20 countries with the estimated highest fertility rates in 2014. The fertility rate is the average number of children a woman gives birth to in her childbearing years. In 2014, the fertility rate in Niger was estimated to be 6.89 children per woman.

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