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Highlights

Africa World
Number 59.0 37.0

Source: PRB 2014 and 2015 World Population Data Sheets.

Notes: Data denoted as "2014" are for 2014 or the most recent year for which data are available.

Gender Africa World
Both sexes 60 71
Males 58 69
Females 61 73

Source: PRB 2014 and 2015 World Population Data Sheets.

Notes: Data denoted as "2014" are for 2014 or the most recent year for which data are available.

Africa World
Percent 41% 26%

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Africa World
Percent 4% 8%

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Africa World
Number 1,171,355,737 7,336,434,819

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Africa World
Number 4.7 2.5

Source: PRB 2014 and 2015 World Population Data Sheets.

Notes: Average number of children born to a woman during her lifetime. Data denoted as "2014" are for 2014 or the most recent year for which data are available.

Method Type Africa World
All Methods 35% 62%
Modern Methods 29% 56%

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Notes: Data are for 2015 or the most recent year for which data are available.

Africa World
Currency $4,720 $15,030

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.