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Health > Births by caesarean section per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of births by caesarean section per 1000 live births (year 2000). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ireland 53.61 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
2 New Zealand 52.36 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
3 Norway 30.51 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
4 Finland 30.33 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
5 Denmark 27.16 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
6 Austria 21.47 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
7 Sweden 16.23 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
8 Belgium 15.51 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
9 Australia 11.33 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
10 Netherlands 8.1 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
11 Canada 6.66 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
12 Italy 5.85 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.58 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
13 United Kingdom 2.89 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
14 France 2.81 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
15 Germany 2.54 live births per 1,000 pe 2000
16 United States 0.748 live births per 1,000 pe 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Births by caesarean section per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Health Data 2003 and OECD Health Data 2002. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Births-by-caesarean-section-per-million

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