Source: World Bank
Release: World Development Indicators
Total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with current age-specific fertility rates.
Nations that are included in this data series are listed at http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups. A developing nation is defined as one which falls within the lower or middle income bracket.
Source Indicator: SP.DYN.TFRT.IN
World Bank, Fertility Rate, Total for Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa [SPDYNTFRTINSSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SPDYNTFRTINSSA, January 18, 2018.