Demographics of Guinea | vital statistics

Vital statistics

Registration of vital events is in Guinea not complete. The Population Departement of the United Nations prepared the following estimates. [2]

Period Live births per year Deaths per year Natural change per year CBR* CDR* NC* TFR* IMR*
1950-1955 151 000 110 000 41 000 47.2 34.3 12.9 6.00 218
1955-1960 165 000 115 000 50 000 48.1 33.5 14.6 6.24 214
1960-1965 179 000 119 000 59 000 48.5 32.4 16.1 6.51 210
1965-1970 196 000 126 000 70 000 49.0 31.5 17.5 6.80 206
1970-1975 204 000 123 000 82 000 48.5 29.1 19.3 6.85 191
1975-1980 210 000 115 000 95 000 48.2 26.5 21.8 6.91 174
1980-1985 224 000 113 000 111 000 48.0 24.2 23.8 6.95 159
1985-1990 252 000 117 000 135 000 47.2 22.0 25.2 6.86 145
1990-1995 303 000 132 000 171 000 45.5 19.8 25.7 6.58 131
1995-2000 345 000 144 000 201 000 43.4 18.1 25.3 6.19 119
2000-2005 361 000 136 000 224 000 41.5 15.7 25.8 5.80 104
2005-2010 380 000 132 000 248 000 39.9 13.9 26.1 5.45 93
* CBR = crude birth rate (per 1000); CDR = crude death rate (per 1000); NC = natural change (per 1000); IMR = infant mortality rate per 1000 births; TFR = total fertility rate (number of children per woman)

Fertility and Births

Total Fertility Rate (TFR) (Wanted Fertility Rate) and Crude Birth Rate (CBR):[3]

Year CBR (Total) TFR (Total) CBR (Urban) TFR (Urban) CBR (Rural) TFR (Rural)
1992 41 5,67 (5,1) 37 5,18 (4,5) 42 5,89 (5,3)
1999 36,9 5,5 (5,0) 32,9 4,4 (3,8) 38,4 6,1 (5,6)
2005 38,4 5,7 (5,1) 31,8 4,4 (3,9) 40,8 6,3 (5,7)
2012 34 5,1 (4,0) 29,4 3,8 (2,9) 36,1 5,8 (4,6)

Fertility data as of 2012 (DHS Program):[4]

Administrative region Total fertility rate Percentage of women age 15-49 currently pregnant Mean number of children ever born to women age 40-49
Boké 4.7 14.4 5.6
Conakry 3.6 6.2 4.8
Faranah 5.8 11.6 6.7
Kankan 6.9 14.4 6.9
Kindia 5.2 12.4 6.2
Labé 5.3 8.9 6.5
Mamou 5.4 8.4 6.1
N'Zérékoré 5.1 11.0 5.6

Life expectancy

Period Life expectancy in
Years[5]
1950–1955 33.07
1955–1960 Increase 34.33
1960–1965 Increase 35.38
1965–1970 Increase 36.14
1970–1975 Increase 37.43
1975–1980 Increase 39.87
1980–1985 Increase 43.05
1985–1990 Increase 47.92
1990–1995 Increase 51.28
1995–2000 Increase 51.61
2000–2005 Decrease 51.31
2005–2010 Increase 55.45
2010–2015 Increase 57.93
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