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Total fertility rate

(births per woman)

Niger is the top country by fertility rate in the world. As of 2016, fertility rate in Niger was 7.2 births per woman. The top 5 countries also includes Somalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, and Chad.

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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.