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Cold countries Compared by People > Total fertility rate

DEFINITION: The average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their child-bearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. The total fertility rate is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman. This indicator shows the potential for population growth in the country. High rates will also place some limits on the labor force participation rates for women. Large numbers of children born to women indicate large family sizes that might limit the ability of the families to feed and educate their children.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tajikistan 2.8 children born/woman 2013
2 Kyrgyzstan 2.71 children born/woman 2013
3 Kazakhstan 2.38 children born/woman 2013
4 Nepal 2.36 children born/woman 2013
5 Mongolia 2.18 children born/woman 2013
6 Greenland 2.08 children born/woman 2013
7 Bhutan 2.07 children born/woman 2013
8 United States 2.06 children born/woman 2013
9 Ireland 2.01 children born/woman 2013
10 North Korea 1.99 children born/woman 2013
11 United Kingdom 1.9 children born/woman 2013
12 Iceland 1.88 children born/woman 2013
13 Chile 1.85 children born/woman 2013
=14 Norway 1.77 children born/woman 2013
=14 Luxembourg 1.77 children born/woman 2013
=16 Denmark 1.73 children born/woman 2013
=16 Finland 1.73 children born/woman 2013
18 Liechtenstein 1.69 children born/woman 2013
19 Sweden 1.67 children born/woman 2013
20 Belgium 1.65 children born/woman 2013
21 Russia 1.61 children born/woman 2013
=22 Republic of Macedonia 1.59 children born/woman 2013
=22 Canada 1.59 children born/woman 2013
24 China 1.55 children born/woman 2013
25 Switzerland 1.53 children born/woman 2013
=26 Belarus 1.46 children born/woman 2013
=26 Georgia 1.46 children born/woman 2013
28 Estonia 1.45 children born/woman 2013
=29 Germany 1.42 children born/woman 2013
=29 Austria 1.42 children born/woman 2013
31 Hungary 1.41 children born/woman 2013
=32 Armenia 1.39 children born/woman 2013
=32 Slovakia 1.39 children born/woman 2013
34 Andorra 1.37 children born/woman 2013
35 Latvia 1.34 children born/woman 2013
=36 Poland 1.32 children born/woman 2013
=36 Slovenia 1.32 children born/woman 2013
38 Romania 1.31 children born/woman 2013
=39 Ukraine 1.29 children born/woman 2013
=39 Czech Republic 1.29 children born/woman 2013
41 Lithuania 1.28 children born/woman 2013
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.25 children born/woman 2013

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