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Net reproduction rate

(number)

Niger is the top country by net reproduction rate in the world. As of 2015, net reproduction rate in Niger was 2.98 that accounts for 1.24 % of the world's net reproduction rate. The top 5 countries (others are Timor-Leste, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, and Angola) account for 5.53 % of it. The world's total net reproduction rate was estimated at 240.39 in 2015.

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What is net reproduction rate?

Surviving daughters per woman. The average number of daughters 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 and the mortality rates of a iven period. It is expressed as number of surviving daughters per woman