Total fertility rate in terms of live births per woman reached 4.16 in 2018 in Central African Republic, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total fertility rate in terms of live births per woman in Central African Republic reached an all time high of 5.96 in 1981 and an all time low of 4.16 in 2018. When compared to Central African Republic's main peers, total fertility rate in terms of live births per woman in Cameroon amounted to 4.57, 6.06 in Chad, 4.21 in Sudan and 5.73 in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.
Central African Republic has been ranked 38th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of total fertility rate in terms of live births per woman, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The 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 current age-specific fertility rates.
|Total Fertility Rate (Live Births Per Woman)||Unit||2042||2043||2044||2045||2046||2047||2048||2049||2050|
|Central African Republic||2.26||2.23||2.19||2.16||2.12|
|Dem. Republic of the Congo||3.23||3.17||3.11||3.05||2.98|