World Fertility Data 2019

World Fertility Data 2019 presents data on age-specific fertility rates, total fertility and mean age at childbearing for 201 countries or areas of the world. The database includes data from civil registration systems, population censuses, and sample surveys available as of August 2019 and covers the time period from 1950 to the present.

The time series are available for download in Excel workbooks and are presented in online charts. This revision supersedes previous versions of World Fertility Data published by the United Nations.

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Suggested citation: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Fertility Data 2019. POP/DB/Fert/Rev2019. Available from