Stillbirths containing data on cause of death and sex, plus analyses by some of the key risk factors affecting stillbirths, including age of mother and birthweight.
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There were 696,271 live births in England and Wales in 2016, a decrease of 0.2% from 2015.
In 2016, the total fertility rate (TFR) decreased to 1.81 children per woman, from 1.82 in 2015.
The average age of mothers in 2016 increased to 30.4 years, compared with 30.3 years in 2015.
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Live births, stillbirths and linked infant deaths occurring annually in England and Wales, and associated risk factors.
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