Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County
This publication presents statistics on live births by parents' country of birth. These statistics include the ten most common countries of birth for non-UK born mothers and fathers, the age of mothers by country of birth as well as estimated total fertility rates for UK born women and non-UK born women. The percentage of births to non-UK mothers is also provided at local authority level.
There is also 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.
We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release. Health and Life Events user engagement strategy (95.1 Kb Pdf) outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.