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Baby names in England and Wales: 2015

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  • Amelia and Oliver were the most popular first names given to babies born in England and Wales in 2015.
  • Amelia has been in the top spot since 2011 while Oliver has been in the top spot since 2013.
  • In England, Amelia was the most popular girls’ name and Oliver the most popular boys’ name in 7 out of the 9 regions.
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  • Birth Summary Tables - England and Wales

    Numbers of live births and stillbirths, fertility rates, percentage of births outside marriage/civil partnership, sex ratio, mean age of mother, area of usual residence of mother and percentage of births to non-UK born mothers.

  • Births by mothers' usual area of residence in the UK

    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 local health boards (within Wales) including figures by age of mother.

  • Baby Names Statistics Girls

    Ranks and counts for girls' baby names in England and Wales and also by region and month.

  • Baby Names Statistics Boys

    Ranks and counts for boys' baby names in England and Wales and also by region and month.

  • Characteristics of Birth 1, England and Wales

    Presents statistics on birth registrations in England and Wales by birth characteristics. This package contains summary statistics on stillbirths including figures by age of parents and quarter of occurrence. Tables also provide birthweight data for live and stillbirths by mother's area of usual residence and maternities, live births, and stillbirths in hospitals by area of occurrence.

  • Live Births in England and Wales by Characteristics of Mother 1

    Annual birth statistics by age of mother, type of registration, and mean age of mother by birth order.

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