Live chart here: http://tinyurl.com/yf75sko
Gapminder chart of children per woman as GDP per person increases (2007)
Large Blue circle is India, large red is China, large yellow at right is United States.
Economist: "Fertility and living standards: Lower fertility is changing the world for the better"
"Sometime in the next few years (if it hasn’t happened already) the world will reach a milestone: half of humanity will be having only enough children to replace itself. That is, the fertility rate of half the world will be 2.1 or below..."
Economist Opinion: Demography, growth, and the environment:
Falling Fertility: Astonishing falls in fertility are bringing with them big benefits