National Demographic and Health Survey

February 10, 1999

Results from the 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) confirm that while national fertility rates are declining, at an average of 3.7 children per woman, they are still considerably higher than the rates prevailing in neighboring... Read more about Despite declining rates, fertility level in the Philippines remains among highest in Southeast and Central Asia

August 18, 1998

The total fertility rate for the period 1995-97 is 3.7 live births per woman. This represents a 10.0-percent decrease from the 1990-92 level of 4.1 live births per woman.

August 18, 1998

The total fertility rate for the period 1995-97 is 3.7 live births per woman. This represents a 10.0-percent decrease from the 1990-92 level of 4.1 live births per woman.

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