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Total fertility rates APAC 2020 by country or region

With approximately 3.85 births per woman, Timor-Leste had undoubtedly the highest fertility rate throughout the whole Asia Pacific region in 2020. The likes of Pakistan and Mongolia followed with the second and third highest fertility rates respectively. Whereas, South Korea had the lowest fertility rate across the region with just under 1.1 births per woman.    

Contraception usage

    Fertility rates among women in the Asia Pacific region have fallen throughout recent years. A likely reason is an increase in contraception use. However, contraception usage varies greatly throughout the Asia Pacific region. Although contraception prevalence is set to increase across South Asia by 2030, women in both East Asia and Southeast Asia had higher contraception usage compared to South Asia in 2019.  

Women in APAC

   With the rise of feminism and the advancement of human rights, attitudes towards the role of women have changed in the Asia Pacific region. Achieving gender equality has become a vital necessity for both men and women throughout the region. Alongside changes in traditional gender roles, women in certain Asia Pacific countries, such as New Zealand, have become more inclined to marry later in life. Furthermore, the focus for younger women appears to be with having stability in their lives and securing an enjoyable job. This was displayed when female high school students in Japan were questioned about their future life aspirations.

Total fertility rates in the Asia Pacific region in 2020, by country or region

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Release date

September 2020

Region

APAC

Survey time period

2020

Supplementary notes

The average number of children a hypothetical cohort of women would have at the end of their reproductive period if they were subject during their whole lives to the fertility rates of a given period and if they were not subject to mortality. It is expressed as number of children per woman.

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Figures have been rounded.

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