Vital Statistics

Latest Press Release on Marriages

There were 476,408 marriages registered in 2011 showing a decline of 1.3 percent from the previous year’s figure of 482,480. Since 2009, the...

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Vital Statistics Special Releases

Fast Stats: Live Births

Reference Year
2008
1,784,316*
2007
1,749,878*
2006
1,663,029*

Fast Stats: Marriages

Reference Year
2010
482,480*
2009
492,254*
2008
486,514*

Technical Notes on Vital Statistics

Vital statistics are derived from information obtained at the time when the occurrences of vital events and their characteristics are inscribed in a civil register.

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