Annual number of births
Crude birth rate

Table in EXCEL-Format


World Fertility Data 2012 contains data on the annual number of births and crude birth rate for 230 countries or areas of the world. The definition of each indicator, data sources and criteria for data source selection, limitations and data coverage are documented in the metadata file. Data are provided, where available, for five different data points: the years closest to 1970, 1985, 1995, 2005 and the most recent data available. The data base presents data available as of October 2012.



Suggested citation: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2013). World Fertility Data 2012 (POP/DB/Fert/Rev2012).