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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/05/2007   
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Contents >> Population >> Births

The number of births registered in Tasmania in 2005 was 6,308, an increase of 499 or 8.6% on the 2004 figure of 5,809. The crude birth rate for Tasmania in 2005 was 13.0 per thousand of mid-year population. The total fertility rate for Tasmania in 2005 was 2.1 children.

FERTILITY, Selected Summary Measures, Tasmania(a)


Births
registered
Crude birth
rate
Total fertility
rate
Year ended 31 December
no.
rate(b)
rate(c)

2000
5,692
12.1
1.8
2001
6,430
13.6
2.1
2002
6,003
12.7
2.0
2003
5,752
12.1
1.9
2004
5,809
12.0
1.9
2005
6,308
13.0
2.1


(a) Figures based on year of registration of usual residence and may differ from data based on year of occurrence.
(b) Number of births per 1,000 of the estimated resident population at 30 June of that year.
(c) The number of children a woman would bear during her lifetime if she experienced current age-specific fertility rates at each age of her reproductive life.
Source: Births (cat. no. 3301.0).




This section contains the following subsection :
        Trends
        Crude birth rate
        Total fertility rate

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