Vital Statistics

Live Births in the Philippines: 2014

The number of births registered in 2014 had a total of 1,748,857, a decrease of about 0.7 percent compared to 1,761,602 births in 2013. In 2014, there was an average of 4,791 babies born daily or 200 babies born per hour or three babies per minute.

The number of births from 2005 to 2014 showed an erratic trend. There was a 3.5 percent increase from the figure of 1.69 million recorded in 2005 (Figure 1 and Table 1).

More males (912,465 or 52.2%) were born than females (836,392 or 47.8%) which resulted to a sex ratio of 109 males per 100 females (Table 2).

Fetal Deaths: Philippines 2010

Fetal deaths went up by 0.6 percent
 
A total of 8,095 fetal deaths were recorded in 2010. The number resulted to an increase of 52 fetuses who died, that is, equivalent to 0.6 percent from the previous year of 8,043.
 
There were nine regions which contributed to the increase of fetal deaths. The top 3 regions contributed to the increase are Region II (28.30 %), Region IV B (27.7%) and CAR (25.5%). On the other hand, a decline was recorded in Region XII with 22.3 percent from previous year.
 

Death Statistics: 2005

2005 is 5.7 percent higher than 2004
 
Reported deaths in 2005 reached 426,054. This was 5.7 percent higher than the previous year's result of 403,191 resulting to crude death rate (CDR) of 5.1, which is approximately 5 persons died per thousand populations.
 
All regions increased their mortality incident compared to last year’s result except for ARMM, which decreased by 5.8 percent.
 

Deaths Statistics, Philippines 2003

Highest mortality was recorded in August
 
During the year, August recorded the highest number of deaths  with 35,457 for a daily average of 1,182. However, the highest daily average occurred during the last quarter (October, November, and December with 1,157; 1,119  and 1,124, respectively). June had the least daily average of deaths occurrences for about 1,021.
 
The crude death rate was 4.9
 

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