List of countries by number of births (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

The following list sorts countries by the total projected number of births. The list is sourced from the United Nations World Population Prospects. Figures are from the 2017 revision of the United Nations World Population Prospects report, for the period 2015–2020, using the medium assumption. All figures are rounded and given in thousands.

Rank Country Number of births
2015–2020
1  India 126,120
2  China[1] 81,730
3  Nigeria 36,906
4  Pakistan 27,226
5  Indonesia 24,412
6  United States 20,603
7  Democratic Republic of the Congo 17,158
8  Ethiopia 16,477
9  Bangladesh 15,286
10  Brazil 14,479
11  Egypt 12,306
12  Philippines 12,097
13  Tanzania 10,947
14  Uganda 9,044
15  Russia 8,903
16  Mexico 7,997
17  Vietnam 7,793
18  Kenya 7,736
19  Sudan 6,652
20  Turkey 6,405
21  Iran 6,334
22  Iraq 6,303
23  Angola 6,240
24  South Africa 5,834
25  Afghanistan 5,790
26  Mozambique 5,783
27  Niger 5,242
28  Japan 5,139
29  Myanmar 4,712
30  Algeria 4,500
31  Ivory Coast 4,485
32  Ghana 4,403
33  Yemen 4,386
34  Cameroon 4,327
35  Madagascar 4,261
36  United Kingdom 4,036
37  Mali 3,944
38  France[2] 3,800
39  Argentina 3,750
40  Burkina Faso 3,725
41  Colombia 3,645
42  Germany 3,640
43  Morocco 3,445
44  Thailand 3,443
45  Malawi 3,441
46  Zambia 3,279
47  Uzbekistan 3,249
48  Chad 3,223
49  Somalia[3] 3,221
50  Saudi Arabia 3,159
51  Peru 3,030
52  Venezuela 2,990
53    Nepal 2,872
54  Senegal 2,782
55  Malaysia 2,699
56  Zimbabwe 2,656
57  Italy 2,420
58  Ukraine 2,308
59  Burundi 2,298
60  Guinea 2,277
61  South Korea 2,263
62  South Sudan 2,255
63  Guatemala 2,115
64  Benin 2,066
65  Spain 1,981
66  Canada 1,940
67  Syria 1,927
68  Rwanda 1,862
69  Kazakhstan 1,836
70  Cambodia 1,831
71  North Korea 1,762
72  Poland 1,725
73  Ecuador 1,650
74  Australia 1,573
75  Sri Lanka 1,556
76  Togo 1,316
77  Sierra Leone 1,308
78  Haiti 1,307
79  Bolivia 1,273
80  Tajikistan 1,258
81  Jordan 1,235
82  Chile 1,185
83  Papua New Guinea 1,132
84  Dominican Republic 1,063
85  Taiwan 1,059
86  Tunisia 1,015
87  Honduras 997
88  Romania 937
89  Netherlands 905
90  Republic of the Congo 900
91  Central African Republic 829
92  Azerbaijan 824
93  Israel 823
94  Liberia 811
95  Eritrea 804
96  Laos 801
97  Palestine[4] 779
98  Mauritania 750
99  Kyrgyzstan 728
100  Paraguay 709
101  Turkmenistan 695
102  Belgium 652
103  Cuba 612
104  Sweden 609
105  Libya 605
106  Nicaragua 591
107  El Salvador 586
108  Belarus 555
109  Czech Republic 536
110  Serbia 462
111  Lebanon 457
112   Switzerland 442
113  Greece 440
114  United Arab Emirates 437
115  Hungary 436
116  Austria 425
117  Gambia 413
118  Hong Kong 410
119  Oman 403
120  Panama 393
121  Portugal 389
122  Namibia 363
123  Mongolia 346
124  Costa Rica 344
125  Guinea-Bissau 336
126  Bulgaria 327
127  Kuwait 326
128  Ireland 323
129  Norway 320
130  New Zealand 310
131  Lesotho 307
132  Denmark 306
133  Finland 300
134  Gabon 291
135  Slovakia 282
136  Botswana 264
137  Georgia 254
138  Singapore 249
139  Uruguay 240
140  Jamaica 237
141  East Timor 226
142  Equatorial Guinea 215
143  Moldova 202
144  Eswatini 195
145  Puerto Rico 194
146  Armenia 189
147  Croatia 188
148  Albania 171
149  Bosnia and Herzegovina 162
150  Lithuania 153
151  Comoros 132
152  Qatar 131
153  North Macedonia 117
154  Bahrain 109
155  Djibouti 108
156  Slovenia 104
157  Latvia 97
158  Trinidad and Tobago 89
159  Fiji 86
160  Solomon Islands 86
161  Guyana 79
162  Bhutan 72
163  Estonia 70
164  Mauritius 67
165  Réunion 66
166  Cyprus 63
167  Western Sahara 57
168  Cape Verde 57
169  Suriname 51
170  Belize 42
171  Macau 38
172  Maldives 38
173  Mayotte 36
174  Montenegro 35
175  Vanuatu 35
176  São Tomé and Príncipe 34
177  French Guiana 34
178  Brunei 33
179  Luxembourg 33
180  Bahamas 28
181  Guadeloupe 24
182  Samoa 24
183  Iceland 22
184  New Caledonia 22
185  Malta 21
186  Martinique 21
187  French Polynesia 21
188  Barbados 17
189  Kiribati 16
190  Guam 14
191  Federated States of Micronesia 13
192  Tonga 13
193  Saint Lucia 11
194  Curaçao 10
195  Grenada 10
196  Antigua and Barbuda 8
197  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8
198  Seychelles 7
199  US Virgin Islands 7
200  Aruba 6

References[edit]

  1. ^Census figure refers to mainland China, excluding its Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of Hong Kong and Macau, The first one returned to Chinese sovereignty in mid-1997 and the second one did so on December 20, 1999,
  2. ^Estimate not only refers to metropolitan France, but also includes its separatedly listed overseas departments (Départements d’outre-mer, DOM) of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte (from March 31, 2011) and Réunion and its overseas collectivities (Collectivités d’outre-mer, COM) of French Polynesia, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna, The population of metropolitan France alone stood at 63,730,000 in November 2012, according to a monthly [www,insee,fr/fr/bases-de-donnees/bsweb/serie,asp?idbank=000436387 official estimate],
  3. ^Includes Puntland (with a population of about 3,900,000 inhabitants) and Somaliland (some 3,500,000 inhabitants),
  4. ^It comprises the Gaza Strip and the West Bank,

 

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