Notes

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1 The original ASFRs (by 5-year age groups) were calculated as a summation of the ASFRs of each single age. The original numbers were divided by 5 in the HFC files to provide an average rate over the 5-age interval.
2 Values less than 0.0005, provided as "missing data" in the original source, were replaced by '0'.
3 Statistical office reports that these are provisional data.
4 For the birth orders 3 and 4, negligible negative values in the original source were replaced by '0'.
5 Data pertain to the territory of Eastern Germany, including the entire city of Berlin.
6 Data pertain to the territory of Western Germany, excluding West Berlin.
7 Statistical office reports that births to mothers below age 15 are included in the age group 15-19.
8 Data refer to the territory of the former Federal Republic of Germany (including West Berlin).
9 Statistical office reports that the ASFRs were revised using population estimates based on the census data.
10 Quality of these data raises some concerns. Please use them with extra caution.
11 Data holder reports that the ASFRs have been estimated from census or survey data.
12 Data refer to the territory of the former German Democratic Republic (including East Berlin).
13 The value in the original data source was considered as a misprint. The error was corrected by the HFC team.
14 The values of the ASFRs for all birth orders combined were calculated as a summation of the ASFRs by birth order by the HFC team in agreement with the data provider.
15 The calendar year begins on the 1st of November of the previous year and ends on the 31st of October of the current year.
16 The calendar year begins on the 1st of October of the previous year and ends on the 30th of September of the current year.
17 Quebec province was included in the estimation of the ASFRs for 1921 .
18 The values of the ASFRs for birth order 5+ were calculated by the HFC team based on the original data.
19 Data for 1950 and 1955 refer to the territory of the former Federal Republic of Germany, excluding Saarland and Berlin.
20 Data refer to the territory of the Republic of Serbia including Kosovo and Metohia.
21 Data refer to the territory of the Republic of Serbia excluding Kosovo and Metohia.
22 Excluding the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and some other parts of eastern Ukraine.
23 Rates are for the period 1-36 months prior to interview.
24 Statistical office reports that these are provisional data. In 2013, live-births that occurred outside of Romania were not included in the calculation of the fertility rates. For this reason, data are not comparable with the previous years.
25 Data pertain to the territory of Eastern Germany, excluding East Berlin.
26 The fertility rates since 1992 were calculated from the number of live-births to mothers with permanent residence in Romania, and from the permanent resident population, estimated from the final results of the Population Census 2011.
27 Excluding the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
28 Excluding Agalega and St. Brandon.
29 The fertility rates were calculated from the number of live-births not including live-births that occurred abroad and were registered in Romania, and from the usual resident population, estimated from the final results of the Population Census 2011.
30 Rates are for the period 5years prior to interview.
31 Statistical office reports that these are provisional data. In 2014 only the live births having their usual residence in Romania were considered.
32 Birth data were revised according to the NIS Revision Calendar.
33 Birth data were revised with updated administrative records.