Nigeria - Total fertility rate

5.5 (births per woman) in 2016

In 2016, fertility rate for Nigeria was 5.5 births per woman. Fertility rate of Nigeria fell gradually from 6.4 births per woman in 1967 to 5.5 births per woman in 2016.

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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.