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3301.0 - Births, Australia, 2010
Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/10/2011
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Births, Australia (Media Release)
>> Fertility rates
In 2010, Australia's total fertility rate (TFR) was 1.89 babies per woman, a small decrease from 1.90 babies per woman in 2009.
Fertility rates decreased slightly for all age groups under 35 years between 2009 and 2010.
Fertility rates increased from 2009 for women aged 35-39 years and 40-44 years, and remained the same for women aged 45-49 years.
Fertility rates were highest for women aged 30-34 years, recording 123 babies per 1,000 women.
At the national level, the teenage fertility rate was 16 babies per 1,000 women aged 15-19 years in 2010.
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