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Release: Cohort Fertility, England and Wales, 2009

Released: 09 December 2010 Next edition: 16 December 2011

This release was migrated from our previous website. Please be aware that links in any documents may be broken.


Julie Jefferies

Fertility and Family Analysis Unit

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444677

Categories: Population, Births and Fertility, Live Births and Stillbirths, Conception and Fertility Rates, Live Births, Fertility, Average Family Size, Age-specific Fertility Rates

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Country

In this release

Presents data on fertility by year of birth of mother rather than the year of birth of child. This package includes average number of live-born children and the proportion of women remaining childless by year of birth.

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to birth statistics, please see Births Metadata and Births Summary Quality Report.

There is also a frequently asked questions on births and fertility document (198 Kb Pdf) .

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 (44.1 Kb Pdf) 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.

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

Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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