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India - Total fertility rate

2.28 (children per woman) in 2018

In 2018, fertility rate for India was 2.28 children per woman. Over the last 4 years, fertility rate of India was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 2.35 children per woman in 2015 to 2.28 children per woman in 2018.

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What is fertility rate?

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 expres

What is India fertility rate?

Date Value Change, %
2018 2.28 -0.87 %
2017 2.30 -0.95 %
2016 2.33 -1.11 %
2015 2.35