Table 9. Percentage change in age-specific fertility rates, 1975-1996 or most recent year

Age groups (years)
Country or area Period 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49
Asia
Eastern Asia
China 1975-1994 -74.0 -14.2 -38.8 -66.2 -89.0 -90.7-76.7
Hong Kong 1975-1994 -61.8 -66.6 -59.7 -35.8 -49.7 -76.9-92.6
Japan 1975-1994 -2.4 -60.6 -34.9 +39.6 +71.8 +23.80.0
Macau 1981-1995 -19.6 -30.3 -30.8 -16.8 -27.6 -49.6-75.0
Rep. of Korea 1975-1994 -72.7 -61.2 -24.4 -49.9 -74.1 -89.5-95.7
South-eastern Asia
Singapore 1975-1995 -60.5 -53.5 -15.6 +19.7 +23.7 -31.0-83.3
Western Asia
Armenia 1975-1995 +41.9 -34.6 -54.1 -56.3 -64.8 -77.9-85.7
Cyprus 1975-1996 -22.8 -15.6 +3.9 +31.5 +36.2 +11.5-14.3
Georgia 1975-1992 +46.8 -11.5 -49.6 -46.5 -50.7 -61.8-88.9
Europe
Eastern Europe
Belarus 1975-1995 +52.9 -26.9 -45.5 -58.5 -69.2 -72.3-83.3
Bulgaria 1975-1996 -32.1 -50.4 -43.9 -44.3 -39.8 -44.8-50.0
Czech Republic 1975-1996 -67.2 -57.3 -41.3 -38.6 -35.3 -37.00.0
Hungary 1975-1996 -59.1 -49.5 -25.3 -21.1 -16.3 -19.0-50.0
Poland 1975-1996 -32.8 -36.7 -23.9 -23.5 -31.6 -45.0-57.1
Rep. of Moldova 1974/75-1995 +80.2 -20.5 -38.8 -54.0 -70.4 -81.8-85.7
Romania 1975-1996 -42.2 -48.3 -47.7 -57.8 -70.3 -71.0-71.4
Russian Federation 1974/75-1995 +34.5 -28.5 -39.2 -49.3 -63.3 -69.9-83.3
Slovakia 1975-1996 -34.1 -45.9 -40.3 -41.3 -45.0 -58.1-75.0
Ukraine 1975-1995 +34.7 -28.0 -40.8 -53.2 -60.8 -69.7-50.0
Northern Europe
Denmark 1975-1995 -69.0 -54.9 +1.5 +75.6 +112.7 +60.60.0
Estonia 1975-1996 -7.2 -41.8 -34.6 -37.9 -41.7 -47.5-75.0
Finland 1975-1996 -64.4 -39.6 +10.0 +71.3 +73.7 +37.30.0
Iceland 1975-1996 -65.5 -43.2 -7.2 +16.9 +14.0 -37.0-42.9
Ireland 1975-1996 -29.4 -62.5 -50.1 -20.1 -35.4 -67.4-76.9
Latvia 1975-1996 -11.5 -40.5 -41.4 -48.8 -51.2 -50.7-50.0
Lithuania 1975-1996 +65.3 -30.7 -38.3 -48.4 -60.6 -68.7-75.0
Norway 1975-1996 -66.5 -44.1 +5.2 +67.0 +71.1 +22.6-33.3
Sweden 1975-1996 -73.3 -49.2 -6.5 +45.6 +87.4 +97.3+50.0
United Kingdom 1975-1996 -18.3 -37.5 -14.9 +51.0 +82.3 +33.3-25.0
Southern Europe
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1975-1990 -16.3 -19.0 -23.6 -34.8 -54.3 -69.6 -64
Croatia 1975-1995 -61.9 -30.6 +2.4 +18.2 +4.8 -15.4-25.0
Greece 1975-1996 -67.0 -53.7 -37.9 -22.4 -35.2 -46.3-28.6
Italy 1975-1994 -77.5 -68.8 -39.5 -11.1 -23.3 -54.0-66.7
Malta 1975-1996 -16.0 -37.8 +1.8 +22.7 -3.3 -38.8-37.5
Portugal 1975-1996 -43.5 -56.3 -32.2 -21.4 -54.0 -78.6-87.5
Slovenia 1975-1996 -84.4 -53.2 -14.4 -12.7 -46.6 -65.8-80.0
Spain 1975-1995 -62.6 -77.2 -56.3 -36.1 -54.8 -78.3-86.4
Yugoslavia 1975-1995 -47.0 -24.8 -5.4 -1.2 -21.5 -50.5-69.2
Western Europe
Austria 1975-1996 -66.9 -41.3 +1.3 +25.9 -16.8 -48.2-60.0
Belgium 1975-1995 -57.1 -45.1 +5.7 +37.1 +3.5 -42.2-66.7
France 1975-1994 -71.5 -54.7 +0.8 +36.8 +28.5 -4.9-42.9
German Dem. Rep. 1975-1995 -77.4 -62.1 -25.0 -7.2 -70.4 -45.2-50.0
Germany, Fed. Rep. of 1975-1995 -52.6 -39.1 -8.9 +54.4 +39.7 -21.1-40.0
Germany 1992-1995 -25.4 -9.1 -5.3 +3.8 +7.7 +266.70.0
Luxembourg 1975-1996 -54.2 -30.6 +20.3 +88.7 +81.5 +81.6-100.0
Netherlands 1975-1996 -56.4 -61.6 -31.5 +78.8 +107.1 +14.0-60.0
Switzerland 1975-1996 -63.3 -50.5 -14.9 +47.9 +53.1 -4.5-40.0
Latin America and the Caribbean
Caribbean
Bahamas 1975-1992 -18.4 -33.1 -24.7 +1.9 -20.6 -50.7-33.3
Barbados 1976-1988 -40.3 -34.6 -23.7 -2.1 -36.1 -78.3-100.0
Cuba 1980-1991 -15.6 -7.7 +26.7 +36.6 +8.6 -34.1-77.8
Martinique 1974-1992 -50.7 -55.4 -45.1 -36.5 -43.6 -66.1-85.2
Trinidad and Tobago 1975-1993 -33.2 -35.1 -36.9 -28.6 -36.2 -50.0-65.0
Northern America
Canada 1975-1993 -26.9 -33.5 -12.1 +30.6 +41.1 -4.3-66.7
United States of America 1975-1994 +7.9 +4.4 +9.8 +53.2 +62.1 +17.4 0.0
Oceania
Australia 1975-1994 -49.4 -49.9 -19.1 +37.7 +52.0 +8.1-25.0
New Zealand 1975-1995 -36.7 -46.8 -18.1 +63.0 +74.8 +8.7-33.3
Source: Table 8.