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Statistical Terms Fertility rate, total
Topic
Population
Definition
Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with age-specific fertility rates of the specified year.
Source
( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision, or derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, ( 3 ) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report ( various years )
Periodicity
Annual
Temporal Coverage
1999-2019
Note
Relevance to gender indicator: it can indicate the status of women within households and a woman’s decision about the number and spacing of children.