Births

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1. Live births and fertility

The number of live births in Middlesbrough has reduced slightly in the most recent years, with about 1,900 live births in 2016.  The general fertility rate has been higher than England since 2002.

Liver births and GFR trend, Middlesbrough

 

Last updated: 22/11/17

2. Low birthweight

In Middlesbrough, about 9% of births are low weight, defined as less than 2,500g.  This is higher than the England rate.

Low birth weight (all births), Middlesbrough

Source: Health & Social Care Information Centre (to 2013) / Public Health England

Last updated: 22/11/17