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Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (GBD 2017) Fertility Estimates 1950-2017

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1950 - 12/2017
Data type
Summary 

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (GBD 2017), coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), estimated the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for 195 countries and territories, and at the subnational level for a subset of countries.

This dataset provides annual age-specific fertility rate (ASFR) estimates by 5-year age groups for the 10-54 year range for 1950-2017. Data sources used to produce these estimates came from 7,149 location-years of vital registration data, 467 surveys reporting complete birth histories, and 677 surveys and censuses reporting summary birth histories.

Results of an analysis related to these data were published in The Lancet in November 2018 in "Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease 2017.”

For additional GBD results and resources, visit the GBD 2017 Data Resources page.

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Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
Global Burden of Disease Collaborative Network. Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (GBD 2017) Fertility Estimates 1950-2017. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2018.