Fertility rate in Iceland 2008-2018

Considering the years from 2008 to 2018, the fertility rate in Iceland was slightly decreasing. In 2018, the fertility rate per woman was 1.71 children. These numbers were significantly lower than the global fertility rate. In fact, Europe as a whole had the lowest fertility rates worldwide. Although the numbers for Iceland were quite low, Iceland actually had one of the highest fertility rates in Europe.

Fertility rate in Iceland from 2008 to 2018

Fertility rate per woman
2015 1.81
2014 1.93
2013 1.93
2012 2.04
2011 2.02
2010 2.2
2009 2.22
2008 2.14
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Total number of live births a woman could have during her reproductive life if she was exposed to the fertility rates for each age-group experienced during that year or period."

Figures have been rounded.

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