Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 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.
Births data before 2008 are available in the annual publication Birth statistics, England and Wales (Series FM1). The data years available include 1998 - 2008.
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.
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.