Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: 01329 444110
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical breakdown: Region
The tables contain data for numbers of live births, fertility rates, percentage of births outside marriage, sex ratio, mean age of mother, area of usual residence of mother and country of birth of mother and father.
There is also a frequently asked questions on births and fertility document.
In addition, there is an interactive mapping tool which enables trends in fertility to be analysed at the local level.
There is a lookup table to show how the current birth tables relate to former Series FM1 tables.
The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables provide quarterly and annual births data for the United Kingdom and its constituent countries.
We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release. The Health and Life Events (HLED) User Engagement Strategy outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.