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3301.0 - Births, Australia, 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/10/2015   
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Births registered, Summary statistics for Australia(a)


2004
2013
2014 (b)(h)

Births
Malesno.
130 600
158 706
153 592
Femalesno.
123 646
149 359
146 105
Personsno.
254 246
308 065
299 697
Sex ratio(c)ratio
105.6
106.3
105.1
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander births(d)no.
12 006
18 368
17 779
Fertility
Total fertility rate(e)rate
1.782
1.883
1.799
Total fertility rate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers(d)(e)rate
2.158
2.344
2.222
Crude birth rate(f)rate
12.8
13.3
12.8
Net reproduction rate(g)rate
0.857
0.905
0.869
Median age of motheryears
30.6
30.8
30.9
Median age of father (where age is known)years
32.8
33.0
33.0

(a) Includes Other Territories.
(b) Rates have been calculated using preliminary (2014) estimated resident population, based on the 2011 Census.
(c) Number of males per 100 females.
(d) Due to changes over time in the completeness and coverage of responses by the parent(s) to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander question on the birth registration form, care should be taken when interpreting the changes in the data.
(e) Births per woman.
(f) Births per 1,000 estimated resident population.
(g) Daughters surviving to reproductive age per woman.
(h) A new confidentiality method has been applied. See CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE (go to the Summary tab and then IN THIS ISSUE).



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