Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: +44(0)1329 444110
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County
Presents data on birth registrations in the UK by area of usual residence of mother. The tables contain summary data for live births for local authorities and health areas.
For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to birth statistics, please see Births metadata (375.7 Kb Pdf) and Quality and Methodology Information for Births Statistics (117.8 Kb Pdf) .
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 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 (95.1 Kb Pdf) outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.