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Release: Quarterly Conceptions to Women aged under 18, England and Wales, Q4 2010

Released: 28 February 2012 Next edition: 22 May 2012


Elizabeth McLaren

Vital Statistics Outputs Branch

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110

Categories: Population, Births and Fertility, Conception and Fertility Rates, Conceptions

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County

In this release

Provides provisional quarterly statistics on the number of conceptions to women aged under 18 by regions and other local authority areas within England and Wales.

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to conception statistics, please see Conceptions Metadata (143.5 Kb Pdf) and Conception Statistics Quality Report (131.5 Kb Pdf) .

Conception Statistics provide annual figures on conceptions to women usually resident in England and Wales.

The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables provide provisional quarterly and annual conception statistics for England and Wales by age of woman at conception.

There is an interactive mapping tool which enables trends in fertility to be analysed at the local level.

The Department of Health produce abortion statistics for England and Wales

For data for other UK countries please see the latest conception statistics for Scotland. There are no comparable statistics for Northern Ireland.

We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release. The Health and Life Events (HLED) User Engagement Strategy outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.

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