Africa Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Africa birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Africa in 2020 is 32.816 births per 1000 people, a 1.22% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Africa in 2019 was 33.222 births per 1000 people, a 1.21% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Africa in 2018 was 33.628 births per 1000 people, a 1.31% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Africa in 2017 was 34.075 births per 1000 people, a 1.29% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Africa - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 32.816 -1.220%
2019 33.222 -1.210%
2018 33.628 -1.310%
2017 34.075 -1.290%
2016 34.522 -1.280%
2015 34.969 -1.260%
2014 35.416 -1.250%
2013 35.863 -0.630%
2012 36.089 -0.630%
2011 36.316 -0.620%
2010 36.542 -0.620%
2009 36.769 -0.610%
2008 36.995 -0.430%
2007 37.155 -0.430%
2006 37.316 -0.430%
2005 37.476 -0.430%
2004 37.637 -0.420%
2003 37.797 -0.590%
2002 38.020 -0.580%
2001 38.243 -0.580%
2000 38.465 -0.580%
1999 38.688 -0.570%
1998 38.911 -0.800%
1997 39.224 -0.790%
1996 39.537 -0.790%
1995 39.851 -0.780%
1994 40.164 -0.770%
1993 40.477 -1.160%
1992 40.952 -1.150%
1991 41.428 -1.130%
1990 41.903 -1.120%
1989 42.379 -1.110%
1988 42.854 -0.830%
1987 43.213 -0.830%
1986 43.573 -0.820%
1985 43.932 -0.810%
1984 44.292 -0.800%
1983 44.651 -0.380%
1982 44.822 -0.380%
1981 44.993 -0.380%
1980 45.163 -0.380%
1979 45.334 -0.380%
1978 45.505 -0.230%
1977 45.611 -0.230%
1976 45.717 -0.230%
1975 45.823 -0.230%
1974 45.929 -0.230%
1973 46.035 -0.190%
1972 46.121 -0.180%
1971 46.206 -0.190%
1970 46.292 -0.180%
1969 46.377 -0.190%
1968 46.463 -0.320%
1967 46.611 -0.320%
1966 46.759 -0.320%
1965 46.907 -0.310%
1964 47.055 -0.310%
1963 47.203 -0.190%
1962 47.291 -0.180%
1961 47.378 -0.190%
1960 47.466 -0.180%
1959 47.553 -0.180%
1958 47.641 -0.120%
1957 47.699 -0.120%
1956 47.757 -0.120%
1955 47.815 -0.120%
1954 47.873 -0.120%
1953 47.931 -0.120%
1952 47.989 -0.120%
1951 48.047 -0.120%
1950 48.105 0.000%