Why are African birth rates so high?
The main one is high fertility which is driven by multiple factors, including high desired family size, low levels of use of modern contraceptives, and high levels of adolescent childbearing.
What 4 countries have the highest birth rates in the world?
Niger also has the highest birth rate in the world of 44.2 births per 1,000 people.
Here are the 10 countries with the highest fertility rates:
- Niger (6.9)
- Chad (5.7)
- Angola (5.5)
- Nigeria (5.4)
- Burundi (5.4)
- Burkina Faso (5.2)
- Gambia (5.2)
- Uganda (5)