In 2016, fertility rate for South Africa was 2.5 births per woman. Between 1967 and 2016, fertility rate of South Africa was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 5.8 births per woman in 1967 to 2.5 births per woman in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.