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Health > Births and maternity Stats: compare key data on France & United States

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STAT France United States HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 208,290
Ranked 3rd.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 3.22
Ranked 22nd. 19% more than United States
2.71
Ranked 27th.

All births of boys 405,870
Ranked 3rd.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Average age of mother at childbirth 29.9
Ranked 4th. 7% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Crude birth rate 12.8
Ranked 29th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 5% more than France

Future births 829.89
Ranked 34th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than France

Infant mortality rate 3.4
Ranked 172nd.
6
Ranked 151st. 76% more than France

Maternal death rate 8 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 156th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 3 times more than France

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 69
Ranked 29th. 33% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Number of births 802,224
Ranked 9th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Number of births per thousand people 12.34
Ranked 29th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 9% more than France

Teenage birth rate 11.9
Ranked 66th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than France

Total fertility rate 1.99%
Ranked 32nd. The same as United States
1.99%
Ranked 33th.

Twin births 26,823
Ranked 1st.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Twin births per million people 412.46
Ranked 8th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 8% more than France

Births attended by skill personnel 99%
Ranked 13th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Caesarean birth rate 21%
Ranked 46th.
31%
Ranked 13th. 48% more than France

Triplet births per million people 9.96
Ranked 15th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 93% more than France

Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Single births 774,728
Ranked 2nd.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Future births per million people 12.16
Ranked 148th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 13% more than France

Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Legal
All births of boys per thousand people 6.18
Ranked 14th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 12% more than France

Triplet births 648
Ranked 2nd.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than France

Quadruplet and quintuplet births 25
Ranked 6th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than France

Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Legal Legal
Quadruplet and quintuplet births per million people 0.384
Ranked 16th.
1.42
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than France

All births of girls 386,130
Ranked 3rd.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

All births of girls per thousand people 5.88
Ranked 14th.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 12% more than France

Percent of births registered >90 >90
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Single births per thousand people 11.91
Ranked 18th.
13
Ranked 14th. 9% more than France

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 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 Population 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 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 Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population 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. 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.; World Health Organization. Source tables

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