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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Vital Statistics

Quarter 3 2021

                                    Quarter 3 2021Quarter 3 2020
   
Births16,74714,477
Deaths 8,1657,111
Marriages 7,0223,080
Natural increase8,5827,366

The number of births increased by 2,270 (15.7%) and deaths increased by 1,054 (14.8%) compared to the same period in 2020.

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There were 16,747 births in quarter 3 2021, 2,270 births or 15.7% more than the same period in 2020. This corresponds to a birth rate of 13.4 per 1,000 population, an increase of 1.8 points per thousand population from quarter 3 2020. 

There were 8,165 deaths in quarter 3 2021, an increase of 14.8% (or 1,054 deaths) from quarter 3 2020. This equates to a death rate of 6.5 per 1,000 population, an increase of 0.8 points from quarter 3 2020.

There were 52 infant deaths registered in quarter 3 2021 giving an infant mortality rate of 3.1 per 1,000 live births.

The number of births less the number of deaths in quarter 3 2021 resulted in a natural increase of population of 8,582 persons.