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

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STAT Spain United States HISTORY
Abortion > Legal abortions total 118,359
Ranked 5th.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Spain

Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people 2.56
Ranked 17th.
2.71
Ranked 27th. 6% more than Spain

All births of boys 235,677
Ranked 6th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Spain

Average age of mother at childbirth 31.2
Ranked 2nd. 11% more than United States
28
Ranked 18th.

Crude birth rate 10.5
Ranked 41st.
13.5
Ranked 24th. 29% more than Spain

Future births 386.94
Ranked 59th.
5,124.49
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Spain

Infant mortality rate 3.8
Ranked 167th.
6
Ranked 151st. 58% more than Spain

Maternal death rate 6 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 163th.
21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 131st. 4 times more than Spain

Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 69
Ranked 25th. 33% more than United States
52
Ranked 83th.
Number of births 485,252
Ranked 14th.
4.13 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Spain

Number of births per thousand people 10.53
Ranked 38th.
13.46
Ranked 23th. 28% more than Spain

Teenage birth rate 13.3
Ranked 76th.
34.2
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Spain

Total fertility rate 1.88%
Ranked 77th.
1.99%
Ranked 33th. 6% more than Spain

Twin births 19,010
Ranked 3rd.
137,217
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Spain

Twin births per million people 411.7
Ranked 2nd.
447.29
Ranked 7th. 9% more than Spain

Caesarean birth rate 26%
Ranked 22nd.
31%
Ranked 13th. 19% more than Spain

Triplet births per million people 10.59
Ranked 10th.
19.25
Ranked 9th. 82% more than Spain

Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
Single births 451,050
Ranked 4th.
3.99 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Spain

Future births per million people 10.56
Ranked 166th.
13.79
Ranked 135th. 31% more than Spain

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 5.1
Ranked 33th.
6.89
Ranked 36th. 35% more than Spain

Triplet births 489
Ranked 2nd.
5,905
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Spain

Quadruplet and quintuplet births 4
Ranked 12th.
435
Ranked 2nd. 109 times more than Spain

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 0.0866
Ranked 14th.
1.42
Ranked 9th. 16 times more than Spain

All births of girls 221,101
Ranked 6th.
2.02 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Spain

All births of girls per thousand people 4.78
Ranked 32nd.
6.57
Ranked 35th. 37% more than Spain

Percent of births registered >90 >90
Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Single births per thousand people 9.77
Ranked 27th.
13
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Spain

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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