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Births and Deaths: June 2010 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  17 August 2010
Key facts

In the June 2010 year:

  • 64,120 live births were registered in New Zealand, up 1,160 from 62,960 in 2009.

  • 79 percent of the increase in births was due to an increase in the number of babies born to women living in the Auckland region.

  • The total fertility rate was 2.2 births per woman.

  • 28,840 deaths were registered.

  • The age-standardised death rate was 3.9 deaths per 1,000 mean estimated population, down from 4.8 in 2000.

  • The infant mortality rate was 5.1 deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • Births exceeded deaths by 35,280.

 

Graph, Live births, 1990–2010.  

Graph, Deaths, 1990–2010.

 
Geoff Bascand 17 August 2010
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0436
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