Rankings

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Average number of children per woman 2015-20

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    7.2
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Somalia
    Result
    6.1
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    6.0
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Mali
    Result
    5.9
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    5.8
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Angola
    Result
    5.6
  7. Rank
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    5.6
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    5.5
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    5.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    5.3
  11. Rank
    Country
    Timor-Leste
    Result
    5.3
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Burkina Faso
    Result
    5.2
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    5.1
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    4.9
  15. Rank
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    4.9
  16. Rank
    Country
    Benin
    Result
    4.9
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    4.8
  18. Rank
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    4.8
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Guinea
    Result
    4.7
  20. Rank
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    4.7
  21. Rank
    Country
    South Sudan
    Result
    4.7
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    4.6
  23. Rank
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    4.6
  24. Rank
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    4.6
  25. Rank
    Country
    Cameroon
    Result
    4.6
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    4.5
  27. Rank
    Country
    Liberia
    Result
    4.5
  28. Rank
    Country
    Malawi
    Result
    4.5
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    4.4
  30. Rank
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    4.4
  31. Rank
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    4.4

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Source: Population Reference Bureau