Total fertility rate

Average number of children per woman in Europe and other developed OECD countries
Country1980199020002010 2018  
European Union (27) (since 2020) (a)::: 1,57   1,55  
European Union (28) (2013-2020)::: 1,62   1,56  
Austria 1,65 1,46 1,36 1,44   1,47  
Belgium 1,68 1,62 1,67 1,86   1,62  
Bulgaria 2,05 1,82 1,26 1,57   1,56  
Croatia 1,92 1,67 1,39 1,55   1,47  
Cyprus : 2,41 1,64 1,44   1,32  
Czech Republic 2,08 1,90 1,15 1,51   1,71  
Denmark 1,55 1,67 1,77 1,87   1,73  
Estonia 2,02 2,05 1,36 1,72   1,67  
Finland 1,63 1,78 1,73 1,87   1,41  
France 1,95 1,78 1,89 2,03   1,88 (p)
Germany 1,56 1,45 1,38 1,39   1,57  
Greece 2,23 1,39 1,25 1,48   1,35  
Hungary 1,91 1,87 1,32 1,25   1,55  
Ireland 3,21 2,11 1,89 2,05   1,75  
Italy 1,64 1,33 1,26 1,46   1,29  
Latvia : : 1,25 1,36   1,60  
Lithuania 1,99 2,03 1,39 1,50   1,63  
Luxembourg 1,50 1,60 1,76 1,63   1,38  
Malta 1,99 2,04 1,68 1,36   1,23  
Netherlands 1,60 1,62 1,72 1,79   1,59  
Poland 2,26 2,06 1,37 1,41   1,46  
Portugal 2,25 1,56 1,55 1,39   1,42  
Romania 2,43 1,83 1,31 1,59   1,76  
Slovakia 2,32 2,09 1,30 1,43   1,54  
Slovenia : 1,46 1,26 1,57   1,60  
Spain 2,20 1,36 1,22 1,37   1,26  
Sweden 1,68 2,13 1,54 1,98   1,76  
United Kingdom 1,90 1,83 1,64 1,92   1,68  
Other European countries (a) (b)              
Albania 3,62 3,03 2,00 1,74   1,37 (a)
Belarus 2,04 1,90 1,31 1,46   1,45 (a)
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1,93 1,71 1,30 1,24   1,26 (b)
Iceland 2,48 2,30 2,08 2,20   1,71 (a)
Kosovo : : : :   1,61 (a)
Liechtenstein : : 1,57 1,40   1,58 (a)
Macedonia 2,47 2,06 1,88 1,56 (c) 1,42 (a)
Moldova 2,41 2,39 1,29 1,31 (c) 1,26 (b)
Montenegro 2,15 1,84 1,85 1,69 (c) 1,76 (a)
Norway 1,72 1,93 1,85 1,95   1,56 (a)
Russia 1,86 1,89 1,20 1,48   1,82 (b)
Serbia 2,26 2,11 1,46 1,40 (c) 1,49 (a)
Switzerland 1,55 1,58 1,50 1,52   1,52 (a)
Ukraine 1,95 1,84 1,11 1,43 (c) 1,20 (a)
Other developed OECD countries (b)          
Australia 1,89 1,90 1,76 1,94   1,82 (b)
Canada 1,67 1,71 1,49 1,63   1,52 (b)
Chile 2,74 2,58 2,06 1,88   1,65 (b)
Colombia 3,86 3,08 2,57 1,99   1,81 (b)
Israel 3,14 3,02 2,95 2,99   3,04 (b)
Japan 1,75 1,54 1,36 1,38   1,37 (b)
Mexico 4,82 3,47 2,72 2,34   2,13 (b)
New Zealand 2,03 2,18 1,98 2,11   1,90 (b)
South Korea 2,54 1,58 1,35 1,21   1,11 (b)
Turkey 4,36 3,07 2,45 2,04 (a) 1,99 (a)
United States 1,84 2,08 2,06 1,97   1,77 (b)

(p) provisional
: not available
(1) 1980 and 1990 : data for Metropolitan France

Sources:
(a) Eurostat, Total fertility [demo_find], Last update: 3-07-2020; Extracted on: 20-07-2020
(b) INED, UN World population prospects (2019)
(c) Various data sources : UN, INED data base of developped countries, for the years 1980, 1990 and 2000

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