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

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STAT New Zealand United States HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 15,863
Ranked 17th.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 52 times more than New Zealand

Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 3.6
Ranked 11th. 33% more than United States
2.71
Ranked 27th.

All births of boys 31,243
Ranked 24th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than New Zealand

Average age of mother at childbirth 29.8
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Crude birth rate 13.9
Ranked 8th. 3% more than United States
13.5
Ranked 24th.

Future births 59.47
Ranked 119th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 86 times more than New Zealand

Infant mortality rate 4.7
Ranked 157th.
6
Ranked 151st. 28% more than New Zealand

Maternal death rate 15 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 139th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 40% more than New Zealand

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 60
Ranked 50th. 15% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Number of births 61,403
Ranked 16th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 67 times more than New Zealand

Number of births per thousand people 13.94
Ranked 8th. 4% more than United States
13.46
Ranked 23th.

Teenage birth rate 25.65
Ranked 5th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 33% more than New Zealand

Total fertility rate 1.86%
Ranked 108th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 7% more than New Zealand

Twin births 1,654
Ranked 1st.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 83 times more than New Zealand

Twin births per million people 373.1
Ranked 1st.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 20% more than New Zealand

Births attended by skill personnel 100%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Caesarean birth rate 23%
Ranked 37th.
31%
Ranked 13th. 35% more than New Zealand

Triplet births per million people 4.29
Ranked 2nd.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than New Zealand

Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Single births 59,488
Ranked 1st.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 67 times more than New Zealand

Future births per million people 14.53
Ranked 129th. 5% more than United States
13.79
Ranked 135th.

Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Legal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Illegal Legal
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Illegal Legal
All births of boys per thousand people 7.05
Ranked 8th. 2% more than United States
6.89
Ranked 36th.

Triplet births 19
Ranked 2nd.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 311 times more than New Zealand

Quadruplet and quintuplet births 0.0
Ranked 3rd.
435
Ranked 2nd.

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 0.0
Ranked 3rd.
1.42
Ranked 9th.

All births of girls 29,935
Ranked 24th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 67 times more than New Zealand

All births of girls per thousand people 6.75
Ranked 9th. 3% more than United States
6.57
Ranked 35th.

Percent of births registered >90 >90
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Single births per thousand people 13.42
Ranked 1st. 3% more than United States
13
Ranked 14th.

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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