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Release: Cohort Fertility, England and Wales, 2010

Released: 16 December 2011 Next edition: 07 March 2013


Julie Jefferies

Fertility and Family Analysis Unit

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444677

Categories: Population, Births and Fertility, Conception and Fertility Rates, Live Births and Stillbirths, Fertility, Age-specific Fertility Rates, Average Family Size, Live Births

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Country

Presents data on fertility by year of birth of mother rather than the year of birth of child. This package includes average number of live-born children and the proportion of women remaining childless by year of birth.

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to birth statistics, please see Births Metadata and Births Summary Quality Report.

There is also a frequently asked questions on births and fertility document (198 Kb Pdf) .

In addition, there is an interactive mapping tool which enables trends in fertility to be analysed at the local level.

There is a lookup table (44.1 Kb Pdf) to show how the current birth tables relate to former Series FM1 tables.

The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables provide quarterly and annual births data for the United Kingdom and its constituent countries.

For data for other UK countries please see the latest birth statistics for Northern Ireland and the latest birth statistics for Scotland

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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