Table 6. Classification of countries according to average percentage decline in
total fertility rate, 1975-1996

Average annual percentage decline
Countries with an increase Less than 1.0 1.0-1.9 2.0-2.9
Cubai Australiaf Austria Armeniag
Cyprus Belgium g Bahamasd Barbadosh
Finland Canadae Belarusg Bulgaria
Luxembourg Denmarkg Bosnia and
Herzegovinac
Chinaf
United States of Americaf France Czech Republic
Germany, Fed. Rep. of Croatiag Greece
Estonia Hong Kongf
Malta Georgiad Ireland
NetherlandsGerman Dem. Rep.Italyf
New ZealandgHungaryMartiniquea
NorwayIceland Portugal
SingaporegJapanfRep. of Koreaf
Sweden Latvia Romania
Switzerland Lithuania Slovakia
United Kingdom Macauj Spain
Poland
Rep. of Moldovab
Russian Federationb
Slovenia
Trinidad and Tobagoe
Ukraineg
Yugoslaviag

Source: Table 5.

aRefers to the period 1974-1992. .
bRefers to the period 1974/75-1995.
cRefers to the period 1975-1990.
dRefers to the period 1975-1992.
eRefers to the period 1975-1993.
fRefers to the period 1975-1994.
gRefers to the period 1975-1995.
hRefers to the period 1976-1988.
iRefers to the period 1980-1991.
jRefers to the period 1981-1995.