Statistics

 

Number of Births, Deaths and Marriages


Number of Births, Deaths and Marriages1

YearMarriagesBirthsDeaths
No.Rates2No.Rates2No.Rates2
1950
16,018
5.4
63,565
21.4
37,741
12.7
1960
15,465
5.5
60,735
21.5
32,660
11.5
1970
20,778
7.1
64,382
21.9
33,686
11.4
1980
21,792
6.4
74,064
21.8
33,472
9.8
1990
17,838
5.1
53,044
15.1
31,370
9.0
1991
17,441
4.9
52,718
15.0
31,305
8.9
1992
16,636
4.7
51,089
14.4
30,931
8.7
1993
16,824
4.7
49,304
13.8
32,148
9.0
1994
16,621
4.6
48,255
13.5
30,948
8.6
1995
15,604
4.3
48,787
13.5
32,259
9.0
1996
16,174
4.5
50,655
14.0
31,723
8.7
1997
15,631
4.3
52,775
14.4
31,581
8.6
1998
16,783
4.5
53,969
14.6
31,563
8.5
1999
18,526
5.0
53,924
14.4
32,608
8.7
2000
19,168
5.1
54,789
14.5
31,391
8.3
2001
19,246
5.0
57,854
15.0
30,212
7.9
2002
20,556
5.2
60,503
15.5
29,683
7.6
2003
20,302
5.1
61,529
15.5
29,074
7.3
2004
20,979
5.2
61,972
15.3
28,665
7.1
2005
21,355
5.2
61,372
14.8
28,260
6.8
2006
22,089
5.2
65,425
15.4
28,488
6.7
2007
22,756
5.2
71,389
16.3
28,117
6.4
2008
22,187
5.0
75,173
16.8
28,274
6.3
2009
21,627
4.8
75,554
16.7
28,380
6.3
2010
20,594 
4.5 
 75,174
 16.5
27,961 
6.1
2011
19,879 
4.3 
   74,650 
16.3 
28,995 
6.3 
2012
21,245
4.6
72,225
15.8
28,848
6.3
  • 1 Data for marriages are by year of Registration. Births and deaths data up to and including 2010 are year of occurrence and are final, 2011 and 2012 data are year of registration and are preliminary.
  • 2 Rates per 1,000 of the estimated population.