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Japan - Total fertility rate

1.4 (births per woman) in 2016

In 2016, fertility rate for Japan was 1.4 births per woman. Before fertility rate of Japan started to increase to reach a level of 1.4 births per woman in 2016, it went through a trough reaching a low of 1.3 births per woman in 2005.

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What is fertility rate?

Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with current age-specific fertility rates.

What is Japan fertility rate?

Date Value Change, %
2016 1.4 -0.69 %
2015 1.5 2.11 %
2014 1.4 -0.70 %
2013 1.4 1.42 %
2012 1.4 1.44 %
2011 1.4 0.00 %
2010 1.4 1.46 %
2009 1.4 0.00 %
2008 1.4 2.24 %
2007 1.3 1.52 %
2006 1.3 4.76 %
2005 1.3