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Sub-Regional Fertility (Projection)

Variable: Fertility
Units: Number of Children per Woman
Data Source: World Population Prospects: The 2000 Revision
Data Provider: United Nations Population Division/Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Years: 1950-1955, 1955-1960, , 2045-2050
Copyright c 2002 United Nations Environment Programme/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

GEO REGION
GEO SUBREGION
1975-80
1980-85
1985-90
1990-95
1995-00
2000-05
Africa Central Africa 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2
Africa Eastern Africa 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.5 6.3 6.2
Africa Northern Africa 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 3.6 3.1
Africa Southern Africa 6.3 6.0 5.7 5.3 5.1 4.8
Africa Western Africa 7.0 7.0 6.7 6.4 6.0 5.6
Africa Western Indian Ocean 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.3
Asia + Pacific Australia + New Zealand 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8
Asia + Pacific Central Asia 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.3 2.8 2.3
Asia + Pacific NW Pacific + East Asia 3.2 2.5 2.4 1.9 1.8 1.8
Asia + Pacific South Asia 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.3
Asia + Pacific South East Asia 4.9 4.3 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.5
Asia + Pacific South Pacific 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1
Europe Central Europe 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.9 1.7
Europe Eastern Europe 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.6 1.3 1.2
Europe Western Europe 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.4
Latin America + Caribbean Caribbean 3.6 3.4 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.5
Latin America + Caribbean Meso America 5.4 4.5 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.8
Latin America + Caribbean South America 4.3 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.4
North America North America 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9
Polar Antarctic No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Polar Arctic No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
West Asia Arabian Peninsula 7.2 7.1 6.8 6.6 6.3 6.0
West Asia Mashriq 6.7 6.5 6.1 5.2 4.6 4.2

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