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Crude birth rate

(births per thousand population)

Niger is the top country by crude birth rate in the world. As of 2015, crude birth rate in Niger was 48.44 births per thousand population that accounts for 1.21 % of the world's crude birth rate. The top 5 countries (others are Chad, Somalia, Mali, and Democratic Republic of the Congo) account for 5.56 % of it. The world's total crude birth rate was estimated at 3,990.62 births per thousand population in 2015.

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What is crude birth rate?

The average number of children a hypothetical cohort of women would have at the end of their reproductive period if they were subject during their whole lives to the fertility rates of a given period and if they were not subject to mortality. It is expres