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

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STAT Portugal United States HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 17,932
Ranked 22nd.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than Portugal

Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 1.69
Ranked 41st.
2.71
Ranked 27th. 61% more than Portugal

All births of boys 46,161
Ranked 17th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 46 times more than Portugal

Average age of mother at childbirth 29.7
Ranked 6th. 6% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Crude birth rate 9.1
Ranked 35th.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 48% more than Portugal

Future births 65.46
Ranked 114th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 78 times more than Portugal

Infant mortality rate 2.9
Ranked 183th.
6
Ranked 151st. 2 times more than Portugal

Maternal death rate 8 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 154th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 3 times more than Portugal

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 24
Ranked 123th.
52
Ranked 83th. 2 times more than Portugal
Number of births 96,856
Ranked 13th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 43 times more than Portugal

Number of births per thousand people 9.17
Ranked 34th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 47% more than Portugal

Teenage birth rate 15.6
Ranked 57th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Portugal

Total fertility rate 1.82%
Ranked 171st.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 9% more than Portugal

Twin births 2,797
Ranked 13th.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Portugal

Twin births per million people 264.94
Ranked 25th.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 69% more than Portugal

Births attended by skill personnel 99.7%
Ranked 16th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 16th.

Caesarean birth rate 31%
Ranked 16th. The same as United States
31%
Ranked 13th.

Triplet births per million people 8.43
Ranked 16th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Portugal

Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Single births 93,970
Ranked 16th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 42 times more than Portugal

Future births per million people 9.66
Ranked 178th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 43% more than Portugal

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 4.39
Ranked 42nd.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 57% more than Portugal

Triplet births 89
Ranked 12th.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 66 times more than Portugal

Quadruplet and quintuplet births 0.0
Ranked 31st.
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 31st.
1.42
Ranked 9th.

All births of girls 43,680
Ranked 17th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 46 times more than Portugal

All births of girls per thousand people 4.15
Ranked 42nd.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 58% more than Portugal

Percent of births registered >90 >90
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Single births per thousand people 8.9
Ranked 34th.
13
Ranked 14th. 46% more than Portugal

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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