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Nigeria - Total fertility rate

5.5 (births per woman) in 2017

In 2017, fertility rate for Nigeria was 5.5 births per woman. Fertility rate of Nigeria fell gradually from 6.4 births per woman in 1968 to 5.5 births per woman in 2017.

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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 Nigeria fertility rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 5.5 -1.25 %
2016 5.5 -1.16 %
2015 5.6 -1.10 %
2014 5.7 -0.98 %
2013 5.7 -0.85 %
2012 5.8 -0.76 %
2011 5.8 -0.63 %
2010 5.8 -0.56 %
2009 5.9 -0.51 %
2008 5.9 -0.47 %
2007 5.9 -0.47 %
2006 6.0