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3301.0 - Births, Australia, 2009
Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/11/2010
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Fertility rates decline in 2009 (Media Release)
There were 295,700 births registered in Australia in 2009, approximately 900 (0.3%) fewer than the number registered in 2008 (296,600).
The median age of all mothers for births registered in 2009 was 30.6 years, while the median age of fathers was 33.0 years, both slightly younger than in recent years.
In 2009, 65% of births were to parents in a registered marriage.
This page last updated 20 October 2011
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