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Total fertility rate

(births per woman)

In 2015, fertility rate in Nigeria was 5.6 births per woman. In the ranking by fertility rate including 188 countries, Nigeria has the 125th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Malaysia and the Indonesia. Compared to Trinidad and Tobago which at the top of the ranking with fertility rate of 1.8 births per woman in 2015, Nigeria has 216.59 % percent higher fertility rate.

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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.