Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa
These visualisations display number of births per 1000 women in a particular age group for all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as estimates of Total Fertility by Region. The data refer to five-year periods.
- Use the drop down menu to look at age-specific historical trends in fertility.
- Use the year slider to look at trends in Total Fertility Rates by Region.
Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2013): World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision, New York.