Botswana Fertility Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Botswana fertility rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current fertility rate for Botswana in 2022 is 2.731 births per woman, a 1.48% decline from 2021.
  • The fertility rate for Botswana in 2021 was 2.772 births per woman, a 1.42% decline from 2020.
  • The fertility rate for Botswana in 2020 was 2.812 births per woman, a 1.44% decline from 2019.
  • The fertility rate for Botswana in 2019 was 2.853 births per woman, a 1.42% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Fertility Rate
Country Name 2022 Fertility Rate
Equatorial Guinea 4.231
Gabon 3.772
Samoa 3.722
Iraq 3.493
Tonga 3.431
Namibia 3.220
Algeria 2.841
Botswana 2.731
Guatemala 2.720
Fiji 2.679
Turkmenistan 2.657
Kazakhstan 2.650
Jordan 2.614
Guyana 2.389
Paraguay 2.352
Ecuador 2.346
Suriname 2.339
South Africa 2.330
Dominican Republic 2.260
Belize 2.219
Venezuela 2.204
Peru 2.184
Libya 2.142
Iran 2.103
Mexico 2.050
Lebanon 2.032
Azerbaijan 2.011
Turkey 2.011
Grenada 1.997
Malaysia 1.941
Jamaica 1.930
Russia 1.824
Maldives 1.795
Armenia 1.758
Colombia 1.746
Montenegro 1.744
Belarus 1.731
China 1.702
Costa Rica 1.698
Brazil 1.682
Romania 1.642
Bulgaria 1.601
Cuba 1.582
Albania 1.560
Thailand 1.476
North Macedonia 1.472
Serbia 1.429
Mauritius 1.354
Botswana - Historical Fertility Rate Data
Year Fertility Rate Growth Rate
2022 2.731 -1.480%
2021 2.772 -1.420%
2020 2.812 -1.440%
2019 2.853 -1.420%
2018 2.894 -0.820%
2017 2.918 -0.820%
2016 2.942 -0.810%
2015 2.966 -0.800%
2014 2.990 -0.800%
2013 3.014 -0.130%
2012 3.018 -0.130%
2011 3.022 -0.170%
2010 3.027 -0.130%
2009 3.031 -0.130%
2008 3.035 -1.010%
2007 3.066 -1.030%
2006 3.098 -0.990%
2005 3.129 -1.010%
2004 3.161 -0.970%
2003 3.192 -1.850%
2002 3.252 -1.810%
2001 3.312 -1.750%
2000 3.371 -1.750%
1999 3.431 -1.720%
1998 3.491 -3.540%
1997 3.619 -3.420%
1996 3.747 -3.300%
1995 3.875 -3.200%
1994 4.003 -3.100%
1993 4.131 -3.590%
1992 4.285 -3.470%
1991 4.439 -3.330%
1990 4.592 -3.240%
1989 4.746 -3.140%
1988 4.900 -4.110%
1987 5.110 -3.950%
1986 5.320 -3.800%
1985 5.530 -3.660%
1984 5.740 -3.530%
1983 5.950 -1.330%
1982 6.030 -1.310%
1981 6.110 -1.290%
1980 6.190 -1.280%
1979 6.270 -1.260%
1978 6.350 -0.630%
1977 6.390 -0.620%
1976 6.430 -0.620%
1975 6.470 -0.610%
1974 6.510 -0.610%
1973 6.550 -0.460%
1972 6.580 -0.450%
1971 6.610 -0.450%
1970 6.640 -0.450%
1969 6.670 -0.450%
1968 6.700 0.150%
1967 6.690 0.150%
1966 6.680 0.150%
1965 6.670 0.150%
1964 6.660 0.150%
1963 6.650 0.230%
1962 6.635 0.230%
1961 6.620 0.230%
1960 6.605 0.230%
1959 6.590 0.230%
1958 6.575 0.230%
1957 6.560 0.230%
1956 6.545 0.230%
1955 6.530 0.230%
1954 6.515 0.230%
1953 6.500 0.230%
1952 6.485 0.230%
1951 6.470 0.230%
1950 6.455 0.000%