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                      World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision

Total fertility (average number of children per woman)
 

Note: These maps display estimates of total fertility for all countries of the world as well as probabilistic projections of total fertility, which have been carried out using a Bayesian Hierarchical Model (BHM). These estimates and projections have been prepared for the 2012 Revision of the World Population Prospects

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2013): World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision. New York

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