Conference – 2006 Asymmetric Demography and Macroeconomic Interactions Across National Borders

Table A1: Fertility Rates G7 countries, other G-20 countries and selected least-developed countries; births per woman
UN medium projection
1950–1955 1955–1960 1960–1965 1965–1970 1970–1975 1975–1980 1980–1985 1985–1990 1990–1995 1995–2000 2000–2005 2005–2010 2010–2015 2015–2020 2020–2025 2025–2030 2030–2035 2035–2040 2040–2045 2045–2050
Source: UN Population Division (2005)
Canada 3.73 3.90 3.61 2.51 1.97 1.74 1.63 1.69 1.69 1.56 1.51 1.47 1.47 1.54 1.61 1.68 1.75 1.82 1.85 1.85
France 2.73 2.71 2.85 2.61 2.31 1.86 1.87 1.81 1.71 1.76 1.87 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Germany 2.16 2.30 2.49 2.32 1.64 1.52 1.46 1.43 1.31 1.34 1.32 1.34 1.41 1.48 1.55 1.62 1.69 1.76 1.83 1.85
Italy 2.32 2.35 2.50 2.49 2.33 1.89 1.53 1.35 1.28 1.21 1.28 1.38 1.41 1.45 1.52 1.59 1.66 1.73 1.80 1.85
Japan 2.75 2.08 2.02 2.00 2.07 1.81 1.76 1.66 1.49 1.36 1.33 1.37 1.44 1.51 1.58 1.65 1.72 1.79 1.84 1.85
UK 2.18 2.49 2.81 2.52 2.04 1.72 1.80 1.81 1.78 1.70 1.66 1.66 1.70 1.77 1.83 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
US 3.45 3.71 3.31 2.55 2.02 1.79 1.83 1.92 2.03 1.99 2.04 2.04 1.98 1.91 1.86 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Argentina 3.15 3.13 3.09 3.05 3.15 3.44 3.15 3.05 2.90 2.63 2.35 2.25 2.16 2.08 2.00 1.92 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Australia 3.18 3.41 3.27 2.87 2.54 2.09 1.93 1.87 1.87 1.77 1.75 1.75 1.79 1.84 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Brazil 6.15 6.15 6.15 5.38 4.72 4.31 3.80 3.10 2.60 2.45 2.35 2.25 2.15 2.06 1.98 1.92 1.86 1.85 1.85 1.85
China 6.22 5.59 5.72 6.06 4.86 3.32 2.55 2.46 1.92 1.78 1.70 1.74 1.81 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
India 5.97 5.92 5.81 5.69 5.43 4.83 4.48 4.15 3.81 3.43 3.07 2.76 2.50 2.29 2.11 1.95 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Indonesia 5.49 5.67 5.42 5.57 5.20 4.73 4.11 3.40 2.90 2.50 2.37 2.20 2.03 1.89 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Mexico 6.87 6.96 6.82 6.82 6.60 5.40 4.30 3.70 3.20 2.70 2.40 2.15 2.03 1.95 1.89 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Russia 2.85 2.82 2.55 2.02 2.03 1.94 2.03 2.13 1.55 1.24 1.33 1.40 1.44 1.51 1.58 1.65 1.72 1.79 1.85 1.85
Saudi Arabia 7.18 7.18 7.26 7.26 7.30 7.28 7.05 6.26 5.65 4.86 4.09 3.58 3.17 2.84 2.57 2.34 2.15 1.99 1.87 1.85
South Africa 6.50 6.50 6.50 5.80 5.47 5.00 4.56 3.85 3.34 2.95 2.80 2.64 2.48 2.34 2.23 2.13 2.05 1.97 1.90 1.85
South Korea 5.40 6.33 5.63 4.71 4.28 2.92 2.23 1.60 1.70 1.51 1.23 1.21 1.28 1.35 1.42 1.49 1.56 1.63 1.70 1.77
Turkey 6.90 6.60 6.19 5.70 5.30 4.72 4.15 3.27 2.90 2.69 2.46 2.31 2.21 2.11 2.03 1.96 1.89 1.85 1.85 1.85
Guatemala 7.00 6.60 6.50 6.30 6.20 6.20 6.10 5.70 5.45 5.00 4.60 4.15 3.71 3.29 2.92 2.61 2.35 2.14 1.97 1.85
Laos 6.15 6.15 6.15 6.15 6.15 6.69 6.69 6.30 5.80 5.30 4.83 4.28 3.74 3.30 2.94 2.65 2.41 2.21 2.04 1.89
Mali 7.11 7.11 7.11 7.35 7.56 7.56 7.56 7.47 7.38 7.22 6.92 6.58 6.21 5.80 5.34 4.85 4.33 3.85 3.43 3.10
Tanzania 6.74 6.80 6.80 6.79 6.75 6.73 6.55 6.36 5.90 5.48 5.04 4.45 3.89 3.42 3.04 2.73 2.48 2.27 2.09 1.93
Yemen 8.20 8.30 8.40 8.40 8.50 8.50 8.70 8.30 7.60 6.88 6.20 5.65 5.10 4.50 3.94 3.47 3.12 2.85 2.65 2.49