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

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STAT Norway United States HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 15,343
Ranked 18th.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Norway

Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 3.1
Ranked 15th. 14% more than United States
2.71
Ranked 27th.

All births of boys 30,933
Ranked 25th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Norway

Average age of mother at childbirth 30.1
Ranked 20th. 8% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Crude birth rate 12.2
Ranked 11th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 11% more than Norway

Future births 79.55
Ranked 108th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 64 times more than Norway

Infant mortality rate 2.2
Ranked 191st.
6
Ranked 151st. 3 times more than Norway

Maternal death rate 7 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 162nd.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 3 times more than Norway

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 223
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Number of births 60,220
Ranked 18th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Norway

Number of births per thousand people 12.16
Ranked 11th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 11% more than Norway

Teenage birth rate 9.5
Ranked 70th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Norway

Total fertility rate 1.94%
Ranked 44th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Norway

Twin births 1,928
Ranked 19th.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 71 times more than Norway

Twin births per million people 389.25
Ranked 5th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 15% more than Norway

Caesarean birth rate 16%
Ranked 61st.
31%
Ranked 13th. 94% more than Norway

Triplet births per million people 8.28
Ranked 17th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Norway

Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Single births 58,251
Ranked 26th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Norway

Future births per million people 12.3
Ranked 144th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 12% more than Norway

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 6.16
Ranked 15th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 12% more than Norway

Triplet births 41
Ranked 19th.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 144 times more than Norway

Quadruplet and quintuplet births 0.0
Ranked 17th.
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 17th.
1.42
Ranked 9th.

All births of girls 29,322
Ranked 25th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Norway

All births of girls per thousand people 5.84
Ranked 15th.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 13% more than Norway

Percent of births registered >90 >90
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Single births per thousand people 11.76
Ranked 10th.
13
Ranked 14th. 11% more than Norway

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 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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