Total fertility rate

Total fertility rate - Children per woman
Country1980199020002010 2015  
European Union (28) (a):::1,61 1,58(p)
Austria 1,65 1,46 1,36 1,44   1,49  
Belgium 1,68 1,62 1,67 1,86   1,70  
Bulgaria 2,05 1,82 1,26 1,57   1,53  
Croatia 1,92 1,67 1,39 1,55   1,40  
Cyprus : 2,41 1,64 1,44   1,32  
Czech Republic 2,08 1,90 1,15 1,51   1,57  
Denmark 1,55 1,67 1,77 1,87   1,71  
Estonia 2,02 2,05 1,36 1,72   1,58  
Finland 1,63 1,78 1,73 1,87   1,65  
France 1,95 1,78 1,89 2,03   1,96 (p)
Germany 1,56 1,45 1,38 1,39   1,50  
Greece 2,23 1,39 1,25 1,48   1,33  
Hungary 1,91 1,87 1,32 1,25   1,45  
Ireland 3,21 2,11 1,89 2,05   1,92 (p)
Italy 1,64 1,33 1,26 1,46   1,35  
Latvia : : 1,25 1,36   1,70  
Lithuania 1,99 2,03 1,39 1,50   1,70  
Luxembourg 1,50 1,60 1,76 1,63   1,47  
Malta 1,99 2,04 1,70 1,36   1,45  
Netherlands 1,60 1,62 1,72 1,79   1,66  
Poland 2,26 2,06 1,37 1,41   1,32  
Portugal 2,25 1,56 1,55 1,39   1,31  
Romania 2,43 1,83 1,31 1,59   1,58  
Slovakia 2,32 2,09 1,30 1,43   1,40  
Slovenia : 1,46 1,26 1,57   1,57  
Spain 2,20 1,36 1,23 1,37   1,33  
Sweden 1,68 2,13 1,54 1,98   1,85  
United Kingdom 1,90 1,83 1,64 1,92   1,80  
Other European countries (a) (b)              
Albania 3,62 3,03 2,00 1,74   1,67 (a)
Belarus 2,04 1,90 1,31 1,46   1,72 (a)
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1,93 1,71 1,30 1,24   1,25 (b)
Iceland 2,48 2,30 2,08 2,20   1,80 (a)
Kosovo : : : :   2,30 (b)
Liechtenstein : : 1,57 1,40   1,40 (a)
Macedonia 2,47 2,06 1,88 1,56 (c) 1,50 (a)
Moldova 2,41 2,39 1,29 1,31 (c) 1,25 (b)
Montenegro 2,15 1,84 1,85 1,69 (c) 1,74 (a)
Norway 1,72 1,93 1,85 1,95   1,72 (a)
Russia 1,86 1,89 1,20 1,48   1,70 (b)
Serbia 2,26 2,11 1,46 1,40 (c) 1,46 (a)
Switzerland 1,55 1,58 1,50 1,52   1,54 (a)
Ukraine 1,95 1,84 1,11 1,43 (c) 1,53 (b)
Other developed countries (b)          
Australia 1,89 1,90 1,76 1,89   1,89 (b)
Canada 1,67 1,71 1,49 1,65   1,59 (b)
Israel 3,14 3,02 2,95 2,92   3,01 (b)
Japan 1,75 1,54 1,36 1,37   1,43 (b)
New-Zealand 2,03 2,18 1,98 2,11   2,02 (b)
Turkey 4,36 3,07 2,45 2,10 (c) 2,14 (a)
United States 1,84 2,08 2,06 2,01   1,88 (b)

(p) provisional
: not available
(1) 1980 and 1990 : data for Metropolitan France
Sources:
(a) Eurostat, Total fertility [demo_find], Last update: 22-08-2017; Extracted on: 2-11-2017
(b) Atlas of world population, INED (UN data, 2015)
(c) Various data sources : UN, INED data base of developped countries, for the years 1980, 1990 and 2000

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