Table 1.

Reconstructed actual trends in period TFRs (for women aged 15 to 35 y) and the counterfactual trends calculated by combining the extrapolated education trends with the observed education-specific fertility rates

Country20052010
ActualCounterfactualDifferenceActualCounterfactualDifference
Côte d’Ivoire4.514.010.503.673.290.38
Cameroon4.434.080.354.033.620.41
Democratic Republic of the Congo5.515.310.205.215.030.18
Republic of the Congo4.153.890.264.233.920.31
Kenya4.173.770.403.753.260.49
Niger7.657.390.266.786.500.28
Nigeria5.164.690.474.784.190.59
Tanzania5.004.650.354.844.440.40
Zambia4.864.460.404.464.110.35
Zimbabwe3.613.380.233.683.410.27
Benin4.594.280.304.023.840.18
Burkina Faso4.794.95−0.174.134.43−0.30
Ethiopia4.935.02−0.084.334.53−0.20
Gabon3.553.370.183.553.370.18
Ghana3.623.63−0.013.323.43−0.10
Guinea5.945.710.234.724.680.04
Malawi4.864.94−0.084.254.37−0.12
Uganda5.375.350.024.824.91−0.09
  • The 10 countries listed in the top portion of the table have been classified as fertility stalled.