Based on a comparison of 178 countries in 2018, Niger ranked the highest in crude birth rate per 1,000 people with 48.3 births followed by Mali and Chad. On the other end of the scale was Japan with 6.93 births, Germany with 6.99 births and Portugal with 7.14 births.
Average crude birth rate per 1,000 people reached 17.7 births in 2018 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.22 % less than in the previous year and -11.9 % less than 10 years ago.
Historically, average crude birth rate per 1,000 people reached an all time high of 36.1 births in 1963 and an all time low of 11.6 births in 2050. The average annual growth amounted to -1.12 % since 1900.
Data for more countries are available at Crude Birth Rate (Per 1,000 People) indicator page.
|Crude Birth Rate (Per 1,000 People)||Unit||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017||2018||2019|
|Dem. Republic of the Congo||births||43.8||43.3||42.8||42.3||41.7|