Rankings

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Number of children per woman 2015-20 forecast

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    7.0
  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
    7
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    5.5
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    5.4
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    5.3
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Burkina Faso
    Result
    5.2
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    5.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    4.9
  13. Rank
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    4.9
  14. Rank
    Country
    Benin
    Result
    4.9
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    4.8
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Guinea
    Result
    4.7
  17. Rank
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    4.7
  18. Rank
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    4.7
  19. Rank
    Country
    South Sudan
    Result
    4.7
  20. Rank
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    4.7
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    4.6
  22. Rank
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    4.6
  23. Rank
    Country
    Cameroon
    Result
    4.6
  24. Rank
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    4.6
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    4.5
  26. Rank
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    4.5
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Liberia
    Result
    4.4
  28. Rank
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    4.4
  29. Rank
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    4.4
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Sierra Leone
    Result
    4.3
  31. Rank
    Country
    Malawi
    Result
    4.3
  32. Rank
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    4.3
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    4.1
  34. Rank
    Country
    Madagascar
    Result
    4.1
  35. Rank
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    4.1
  36. Rank
    Country
    Timor-Leste
    Result
    4.1
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    4.0
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    3.9
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    3.8
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    3.7
  41. Rank
    Country
    West Bank & Gaza
    Result
    3.7

Index key & notes

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Source: United Nations