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Belgium

Belgian Births and maternity Stats

Definitions

  • Abortion > Legal abortions total: Legally induced abortions by urban/rural residence of woman.
  • Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people: Legally induced abortions by urban/rural residence of woman. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Caesarean birth rate: Percentage of live births that are delivered through a cesarean section, more commonly referred to as a c-section.
  • Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Future births: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Infant mortality rate: How many infants, out of 1000, who will die before attaining one year of age.
  • Maternal death rate: Number of mothers who died giving birth, out of 100,000 births.
  • Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate.
  • Triplet births per million people: Number of births, in which three children were born. A mother giving birth to triplets is counted as one birth. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Twin births per million people: Number of births, in which two children were born. A mother giving birth to twins is counted as one birth. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 19,578 2011 15th out of 32
Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 1.77 2011 25th out of 32
All births of boys 65,000 2012 11th out of 45
Average age of mother at childbirth 29.4 2007 9th out of 30
Caesarean birth rate 18% 2012 55th out of 129
Crude birth rate 11.8 2009 28th out of 32
Future births 131.38 2100 91st out of 196
Infant mortality rate 3.4 2012 170th out of 193
Maternal death rate 8 per 100,000 live births 2010 152nd out of 178
Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 65 2013 33th out of 180
Number of births 127,297 2009 18th out of 32
Teenage birth rate 10.8 2008 72nd out of 92
Total fertility rate 1.96% 2100 41st out of 196
Triplet births per million people 5.42 2008 35th out of 50
Twin births per million people 408.78 2008 10th out of 58

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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Belgium Health > Births and maternity Profiles (Subcategories)

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