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Total fertility rate

(births per woman)

In 2016, fertility rate in Dominican Republic was 2.4 births per woman. In the ranking by fertility rate including 187 countries, Dominican Republic has the 91st rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Cuba and the Ecuador. Compared to Algeria which at the top of the ranking with fertility rate of 2.8 births per woman in 2016, Dominican Republic has 12.75 % percent lower fertility rate.

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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.