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Release: Birth Summary Tables, England and Wales, 2010

Released: 13 July 2011

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Contact

Elizabeth McLaren

Vital Statistics Outputs Branch

vsob@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110

Categories: Population, Births and Fertility, Live Births and Stillbirths

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

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.

Births data before 2008 are available in the annual publication Birth statistics, England and Wales (Series FM1). The data years available include 1998 - 2008.

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to birth statistics, please see Births Metadata (339.1 Kb Pdf)  and Births Summary Quality Report (139.5 Kb Pdf) .

In addition, there is an interactive mapping tool which enables trends in fertility to be analysed at the local level.

The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tab les provide quarterly and annual births data for the United Kingdom and its constituent countries.

For data for other UK countries please see the latest birth statistics for Northern Ireland and the latest birth statistics for Scotland.

We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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