1960 Ranking
    1. Rwanda 8.19
    2. Kenya 7.95
    3. Yemen 7.94
    4. Ivory Coast 7.69
    5. Jordan 7.69
    6. Samoa 7.65
    7. Dominican Republic 7.56
    8. Algeria 7.52
    9. Syria 7.47
    10. Honduras 7.46
    11. Niger 7.45
    12. Afghanistan 7.45
    13. Nicaragua 7.37
    14. Tonga 7.36
    15. Madagascar 7.30
    16. Somalia 7.25
    17. Oman 7.25
    18. Kuwait 7.24
    19. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 7.22
    20. Saudi Arabia 7.22
    21. Libya 7.20
    22. Vanuatu 7.20
    23. Zimbabwe 7.16
    24. Philippines 7.15
    25. Zambia 7.12
    26. Bahrain 7.09
    27. Morocco 7.04
    28. Maldives 7.02
    29. Uganda 7.00
    30. Senegal 7.00
    31. Qatar 6.97
    32. Cambodia 6.97
    33. Mali 6.97
    34. Saint Lucia 6.97
    35. Mongolia 6.95
    36. Burundi 6.94
    37. Tunisia 6.94
    38. Peru 6.94
    39. Malawi 6.94
    40. Micronesia 6.93
    41. United Arab Emirates 6.93
    42. Iran 6.93
    43. Eritrea 6.90
    44. Guatemala 6.90
    45. Cape Verde 6.89
    46. Ethiopia 6.88
    47. Brunei 6.84
    48. Tanzania 6.81
    49. Comoros 6.79
    50. Kiribati 6.79
    51. Mauritania 6.78
    52. Mexico 6.77
    53. Swaziland 6.75
    54. Ghana 6.75
    55. Grenada 6.74
    56. Colombia 6.74
    57. Bangladesh 6.73
    58. Ecuador 6.72
    59. South Sudan 6.72
    60. Egypt 6.72
    61. Costa Rica 6.71
    62. Angola 6.71
    63. Sudan 6.69
    64. El Salvador 6.67
    65. Bhutan 6.64
    66. Botswana 6.62
    67. Suriname 6.61
    68. Pakistan 6.60
    69. Turkmenistan 6.59
    70. Tajikistan 6.55
    71. Togo 6.52
    72. Paraguay 6.50
    73. Belize 6.50
    74. Albania 6.49
    75. Fiji 6.46
    76. Djibouti 6.46
    77. Malaysia 6.45
    78. Mozambique 6.44
    79. Liberia 6.41
    80. Solomon Islands 6.39
    81. Guyana 6.37
    82. Turkey 6.37
    83. Venezuela 6.36
    84. Bolivia 6.36
    85. Nigeria 6.35
    86. Vietnam 6.35
    87. Haiti 6.32
    88. Timor Leste 6.32
    89. Burkina Faso 6.29
    90. Benin 6.28
    91. New Caledonia 6.28
    92. Papua New Guinea 6.28
    93. Uzbekistan 6.26
    94. Iraq 6.25
    95. Chad 6.25
    96. Gambia 6.25
    97. Saint Thomas and Principe 6.24
    98. Mauritius 6.17
    99. Namibia 6.15
    100. Thailand 6.15
    101. Sierra Leone 6.13
    102. Guinea 6.11
    103. South Korea 6.10
    104. Brazil 6.06
    105. Guam 6.05
    106. Burma (Myanmar) 6.05
    107. South Africa 6.04
    108. Congo (Kinshasa) 6.00
    109. Laos 5.96
    110. Nepal 5.96
    111. Guinea Bissau 5.92
    112. India 5.91
    113. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.88
    114. Azerbaijan 5.88
    115. Panama 5.87
    116. Central African Republic 5.84
    117. Lesotho 5.84
    118. Singapore 5.76
    119. China 5.76
    120. Lebanon 5.74
    121. Indonesia 5.67
    122. French Polynesia 5.66
    123. Equatorial Guinea 5.65
    124. Cameroon 5.65
    125. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5.62
    126. Sri Lanka 5.54
    127. Kyrgyzstan 5.47
    128. Jamaica 5.42
    129. Trinidad and Tobago 5.26
    130. Hong Kong 5.01
    131. Aruba 4.82
    132. Armenia 4.79
    133. Macau 4.77
    134. Chile 4.70
    135. Puerto Rico 4.66
    136. Kazakhstan 4.56
    137. Bahamas 4.50
    138. Antigua and Barbuda 4.43
    139. Gabon 4.38
    140. Barbados 4.33
    141. Iceland 4.29
    142. Cuba 4.19
    143. New Zealand 4.03
    144. Israel 3.87
    145. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.84
    146. Canada 3.81
    147. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.80
    148. Ireland 3.78
    149. United States 3.65
    150. Malta 3.62
    151. Montenegro 3.60
    152. Cyprus 3.50
    153. Australia 3.45
    154. Moldova 3.33
    155. Portugal 3.16
    156. Netherlands 3.12
    157. Argentina 3.11
    158. Slovakia 3.04
    159. Poland 2.98
    160. Georgia 2.94
    161. Uruguay 2.88
    162. Spain 2.86
    163. France 2.85
    164. Norway 2.85
    165. Finland 2.72
    166. United Kingdom 2.69
    167. Austria 2.69
    168. Belarus 2.67
    169. Denmark 2.57
    170. Lithuania 2.56
    171. Belgium 2.54
    172. Russia 2.52
    173. Switzerland 2.44
    174. Channel Islands 2.42
    175. Italy 2.40
    176. Germany 2.37
    177. Slovenia 2.34
    178. Romania 2.34
    179. Bulgaria 2.31
    180. Luxembourg 2.29
    181. Croatia 2.29
    182. Ukraine 2.24
    183. Greece 2.23
    184. Sweden 2.17
    185. Czech Republic 2.09
    186. Hungary 2.02
    187. Japan 2.00
    188. Estonia 1.98
    189. Latvia 1.94
    2019 Ranking
    1. Niger 6.82
    2. Somalia 5.98
    3. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.82
    4. Mali 5.79
    5. Chad 5.65
    6. Angola 5.44
    7. Burundi 5.32
    8. Nigeria 5.32
    9. Gambia 5.15
    10. Burkina Faso 5.11
    11. Tanzania 4.83
    12. Uganda 4.82
    13. Mozambique 4.78
    14. Benin 4.77
    15. Central African Republic 4.65
    16. Guinea 4.63
    17. South Sudan 4.62
    18. Ivory Coast 4.59
    19. Zambia 4.56
    20. Senegal 4.56
    21. Cameroon 4.51
    22. Mauritania 4.50
    23. Equatorial Guinea 4.43
    24. Guinea Bissau 4.40
    25. Congo (Brazzaville) 4.37
    26. Solomon Islands 4.36
    27. Sudan 4.35
    28. Afghanistan 4.32
    29. Saint Thomas and Principe 4.27
    30. Togo 4.26
    31. Liberia 4.25
    32. Sierra Leone 4.17
    33. Ethiopia 4.15
    34. Comoros 4.14
    35. Malawi 4.13
    36. Madagascar 4.03
    37. Eritrea 4.00
    38. Rwanda 3.99
    39. Timor Leste 3.94
    40. Gabon 3.92
    41. Samoa 3.83
    42. Ghana 3.82
    43. Vanuatu 3.74
    44. Yemen 3.70
    45. Iraq 3.60
    46. West Bank and Gaza 3.56
    47. Tajikistan 3.56
    48. Zimbabwe 3.53
    49. Kiribati 3.53
    50. Papua New Guinea 3.52
    51. Tonga 3.52
    52. Pakistan 3.45
    53. Kenya 3.42
    54. Namibia 3.34
    55. Kyrgyzstan 3.30
    56. Egypt 3.28
    57. Lesotho 3.11
    58. Micronesia 3.01
    59. Israel 3.01
    60. Algeria 2.99
    61. Swaziland 2.96
    62. Kazakhstan 2.90
    63. Haiti 2.89
    64. Mongolia 2.87
    65. Oman 2.84
    66. Botswana 2.84
    67. Guatemala 2.82
    68. Uzbekistan 2.79
    69. Syria 2.77
    70. Fiji 2.75
    71. Turkmenistan 2.74
    72. Jordan 2.69
    73. Bolivia 2.69
    74. Djibouti 2.68
    75. Laos 2.63
    76. Philippines 2.53
    77. Cambodia 2.48
    78. Guyana 2.44
    79. Panama 2.44
    80. Honduras 2.43
    81. Paraguay 2.41
    82. Ecuador 2.40
    83. Faroe Islands 2.40
    84. Suriname 2.39
    85. Morocco 2.38
    86. South Africa 2.38
    87. Nicaragua 2.38
    88. Seychelles 2.34
    89. Dominican Republic 2.32
    90. Guam 2.29
    91. Indonesia 2.29
    92. Saudi Arabia 2.28
    93. Belize 2.27
    94. Venezuela 2.25
    95. Argentina 2.25
    96. Cape Verde 2.24
    97. Peru 2.23
    98. Libya 2.21
    99. India 2.20
    100. Sri Lanka 2.19
    101. Tunisia 2.17
    102. Iran 2.15
    103. Burma (Myanmar) 2.14
    104. Mexico 2.10
    105. Greenland 2.08
    106. Kuwait 2.08
    107. Lebanon 2.08
    108. Turkey 2.06
    109. Georgia 2.06
    110. Vietnam 2.05
    111. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 2.05
    112. Grenada 2.04
    113. El Salvador 2.02
    114. Bangladesh 2.01
    115. Antigua and Barbuda 1.99
    116. Malaysia 1.98
    117. Kosovo 1.97
    118. Jamaica 1.97
    119. Bahrain 1.96
    120. Uruguay 1.96
    121. Bhutan 1.95
    122. New Caledonia 1.94
    123. French Polynesia 1.93
    124. Aruba 1.90
    125. Nepal 1.88
    126. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1.87
    127. France 1.87
    128. Qatar 1.85
    129. Maldives 1.84
    130. Brunei 1.82
    131. Saint Martin (France) 1.81
    132. Azerbaijan 1.80
    133. Colombia 1.79
    134. Romania 1.76
    135. Armenia 1.76
    136. Iceland 1.75
    137. Montenegro 1.75
    138. Bahamas 1.74
    139. Costa Rica 1.74
    140. New Zealand 1.72
    141. Brazil 1.72
    142. Trinidad and Tobago 1.71
    143. Czech Republic 1.71
    144. United States 1.71
    145. Denmark 1.70
    146. Sweden 1.70
    147. Ireland 1.70
    148. China 1.70
    149. Estonia 1.66
    150. Australia 1.66
    151. United Kingdom 1.65
    152. Chile 1.63
    153. Barbados 1.62
    154. Latvia 1.61
    155. Slovenia 1.61
    156. Lithuania 1.61
    157. Cuba 1.60
    158. Curacao 1.60
    159. Albania 1.60
    160. Bermuda 1.59
    161. Bulgaria 1.58
    162. Netherlands 1.57
    163. Belgium 1.57
    164. Slovakia 1.56
    165. Germany 1.54
    166. Norway 1.53
    167. Serbia 1.52
    168. Thailand 1.51
    169. Channel Islands 1.51
    170. Russia 1.50
    171. Hungary 1.49
    172. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.49
    173. Switzerland 1.48
    174. Liechtenstein 1.47
    175. Croatia 1.47
    176. Canada 1.47
    177. Austria 1.46
    178. Saint Lucia 1.42
    179. Poland 1.42
    180. Portugal 1.42
    181. Mauritius 1.40
    182. United Arab Emirates 1.39
    183. Belarus 1.38
    184. Japan 1.36
    185. Greece 1.35
    186. Finland 1.35
    187. Luxembourg 1.34
    188. Cyprus 1.32
    189. Italy 1.27
    190. Moldova 1.27
    191. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.25
    192. Spain 1.24
    193. Ukraine 1.23
    194. Macau 1.23
    195. Singapore 1.14
    196. Malta 1.10
    197. Hong Kong 1.05
    198. Puerto Rico 1.04
    199. South Korea 0.92

    Total fertility rate represents the number of children who 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.

    Source: World Bank